Jean Christophe Luthi

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mortality associated with the quality of care of patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Kerr L White Institute for Health Services Research, Decatur, GA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:15-24. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Variations in the quality of care of patients with acute myocardial infarction among Swiss university hospitals
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:229-34. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and the quality of care for patients hospitalized with heart failure
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:201-10. 2004
  4. pmc Is readmission to hospital an indicator of poor process of care for patients with heart failure?
    J C Luthi
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:46-51. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Readmissions and the quality of care in patients hospitalized with heart failure
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:413-21. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of health care surveillance systems: review and implementation in the Swiss setting
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Health Care Evaluation Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 132:461-9. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Variations in quality of care for heart failure
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Health Care Evaluation Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:268-73. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of external feedback on the management of medicare inpatients with congestive heart failure
    Risa P Hayes
    Kerr L White Institute for Health Services Research, Decatur, GA, USA
    Am J Med Qual 17:225-35. 2002
  9. pmc Anemia and chronic kidney disease are associated with poor outcomes in heart failure patients
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Nephrol 7:3. 2006
  10. pmc Improved accuracy of co-morbidity coding over time after the introduction of ICD-10 administrative data
    Jean Marie Januel
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, CHUV and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:194. 2011

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Mortality associated with the quality of care of patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Kerr L White Institute for Health Services Research, Decatur, GA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:15-24. 2002
    ..This study examined the association between use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and risk of death in elderly patients hospitalized with left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Variations in the quality of care of patients with acute myocardial infarction among Swiss university hospitals
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:229-34. 2005
    ..The objective of our study was to assess hospital variations in the quality of care delivered to acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients among three Swiss academic medical centres...
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and the quality of care for patients hospitalized with heart failure
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:201-10. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether process quality indicators derived from evidence-based guidelines for heart failure patients were associated with outcome indicators (hospital mortality and readmissions)...
  4. pmc Is readmission to hospital an indicator of poor process of care for patients with heart failure?
    J C Luthi
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:46-51. 2004
    ..Controversy exists about the appropriateness of using readmission as an indicator of the quality of care. A study was undertaken to measure the validity and predictive ability of readmission in this context...
  5. ncbi request reprint Readmissions and the quality of care in patients hospitalized with heart failure
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:413-21. 2003
    ..This study examined the relationship between ACEI use at discharge and readmission among patients with heart failure due to LVSD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of health care surveillance systems: review and implementation in the Swiss setting
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Health Care Evaluation Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 132:461-9. 2002
    ..Priority needs to be given to quality indicators and methods with the highest level of evidence and with a solid scientific basis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Variations in quality of care for heart failure
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Health Care Evaluation Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:268-73. 2006
    ..The objective of our study was to assess hospital-to-hospital variations for the management and treatment of heart failure (HF) patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of external feedback on the management of medicare inpatients with congestive heart failure
    Risa P Hayes
    Kerr L White Institute for Health Services Research, Decatur, GA, USA
    Am J Med Qual 17:225-35. 2002
    ..01). Evaluation of the effects of external feedback on practice behavior requires sufficient time for organizational and individual clinician change to occur. Physician liaisons may play a role in facilitating this change...
  9. pmc Anemia and chronic kidney disease are associated with poor outcomes in heart failure patients
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Nephrol 7:3. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine among patients with HF, the association between CKD, anemia and inhospital mortality and early readmission...
  10. pmc Improved accuracy of co-morbidity coding over time after the introduction of ICD-10 administrative data
    Jean Marie Januel
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, CHUV and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:194. 2011
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  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a population-based prevention program against influenza among Swiss elderly people
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 132:592-7. 2002
    ..This study is an evaluation of a population-based prevention program against Influenza, implemented during autumn 2000 by the Health Department of the Canton of Vaud...
  12. doi request reprint High one year mortality in adults with sickle cell disease and end-stage renal disease
    Ann C McClellan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Br J Haematol 159:360-7. 2012
    ..The one-year mortality rate following an ESRD diagnosis was almost three times higher in individuals with SCD when compared to those without SCD but with ESRD and could be attenuated by pre-dialysis nephrology care...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival of patients with apparent early-stage (FIGO I-II) epithelial ovarian cancer: a population-based study
    Patrick Petignat
    Gynecologic Oncology and Senology Service, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 63:132-6. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to analyze the overall long term survival of EOC patients with a presumed early stage EOC...
  15. ncbi request reprint Administrative data outperformed single-day chart review for comorbidity measure
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Health Observatory, Canton of Valais, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:225-31. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint [Precautions and limitations when using intrahospital mortality as indicator of quality of care]
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Observatoire valaisan de la santé, Sion
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 124:697-700. 2004
    ..It is now also possible to measure this outcome indicator in Switzerland, but it is important to highlight limitations and precautions to its use...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cross-national comparative performance of three versions of the ICD-10 Charlson index
    Vijaya Sundararajan
    Victorian Department of Human Servicest, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia
    Med Care 45:1210-5. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to compare the predictive performance of these versions (the Halfon, Sundararajan, and Quan versions) of the ICD-10 coding algorithms using data from 4 countries...
  19. pmc Assessing validity of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 administrative data in recording clinical conditions in a unique dually coded database
    Hude Quan
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N4N1, Canada
    Health Serv Res 43:1424-41. 2008
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