Anne Elixhauser

Summary

Affiliation: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using the AHRQ quality indicators to improve health care quality
    Anne Elixhauser
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:533-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences between Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites in use of hospital procedures for cerebrovascular disease
    Anne Elixhauser
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:29-37. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Health care for children and youth in the United States: 2001 annual report on access, utilization, quality, and expenditures
    Anne Elixhauser
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:419-37. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Identification of hospital-acquired catheter-associated urinary tract infections from Medicare claims: sensitivity and positive predictive value
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20850 6649, USA
    Med Care 47:364-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Costly hospital readmissions and complex chronic illness
    Bernard Friedman
    Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Inquiry 45:408-21. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Profile of inpatient operating room procedures in US hospitals in 2007
    Anne Elixhauser
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Arch Surg 145:1201-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient safety events during pediatric hospitalizations
    Marlene R Miller
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1358-66. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Sensitivity of household reported medical conditions in the medical expenditure panel survey
    Steven Machlin
    Division of Statistical Research and Methods, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 47:618-25. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Modifying DRG-PPS to include only diagnoses present on admission: financial implications and challenges
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 45:288-91. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The healthcare cost and utilization project: an overview
    Claudia Steiner
    Center for Organization and Delivery Studies, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:143-51. 2002

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Using the AHRQ quality indicators to improve health care quality
    Anne Elixhauser
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:533-8. 2005
    ..With enhancements currently underway, the QIs will be an even more valuable part of the toolkit to improve health care quality in the United States...
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences between Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites in use of hospital procedures for cerebrovascular disease
    Anne Elixhauser
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:29-37. 2002
    ..This study examined disparities in the use of in-hospital diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for Hispanics with cerebrovascular disease compared to their non-Hispanic White counterparts...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health care for children and youth in the United States: 2001 annual report on access, utilization, quality, and expenditures
    Anne Elixhauser
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:419-37. 2002
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Identification of hospital-acquired catheter-associated urinary tract infections from Medicare claims: sensitivity and positive predictive value
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20850 6649, USA
    Med Care 47:364-9. 2009
    ..This study was to determine the positive predictive value (PPV) and sensitivity in identifying patients in Medicare claims who had urinary catheterization and who had hospital-acquired CAUTIs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Costly hospital readmissions and complex chronic illness
    Bernard Friedman
    Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Inquiry 45:408-21. 2008
    ..The study's methods and descriptive data potentially could be useful for health plans and their sponsors (employers, government) when they design strategies to address the high cost of complex chronic illness...
  6. doi request reprint Profile of inpatient operating room procedures in US hospitals in 2007
    Anne Elixhauser
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Arch Surg 145:1201-8. 2010
    ..To provide an overview of inpatient operating room (OR) procedures in the United States...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient safety events during pediatric hospitalizations
    Marlene R Miller
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1358-66. 2003
    ..Our objective was to describe potential patient safety events for hospitalized children, using the patient safety indicators (PSIs), and examine associations with these events...
  8. doi request reprint Sensitivity of household reported medical conditions in the medical expenditure panel survey
    Steven Machlin
    Division of Statistical Research and Methods, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 47:618-25. 2009
    ..Although medical condition data are complex and are subject to reporting error, little information exists on the quality of household reported condition data...
  9. ncbi request reprint Modifying DRG-PPS to include only diagnoses present on admission: financial implications and challenges
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 45:288-91. 2007
    ..This study used data from 2 states currently coding POA to assess the financial impact if Medicare pays based on POA conditions only and to examine the challenges in implementing POA coding...
  10. ncbi request reprint The healthcare cost and utilization project: an overview
    Claudia Steiner
    Center for Organization and Delivery Studies, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:143-51. 2002
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  11. ncbi request reprint Volume thresholds and hospital characteristics in the United States
    Anne Elixhauser
    Center for Organization and Delivery Studies at the Agency for Healthcare Research and quality in Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:167-77. 2003
    ..However, for two procedures, low-volume hospitals had RN and resident staffing equal to or higher than those of high-volume hospitals, and the unadjusted mortality rates were no different...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hospital inpatient costs for adults with multiple chronic conditions
    Bernard Friedman
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:327-46. 2006
    ..Current policies and demonstrations for the Medicare program may not be sufficient to address complex illness...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tracking rates of Patient Safety Indicators over time: lessons from the Veterans Administration
    Amy K Rosen
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VAMC 152, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730, USA
    Med Care 44:850-61. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the patient safety indicators: how well do they perform on Veterans Health Administration data?
    Amy K Rosen
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VAMC 152, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730, USA
    Med Care 43:873-84. 2005
    ..Although the Veterans Health Administration (VA) is a national leader in patient safety, accurate information on the epidemiology of patient safety events in the VA is still unavailable...
  15. ncbi request reprint Understanding and enhancing the value of hospital discharge data
    Julie A Schoenman
    NORC at the University of Chicago, Bethesda, MD 208143, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:449-68. 2007
    ..As our nation moves toward universal electronic medical records, it will be important to keep in mind the many uses of discharge data in order to maintain the data capacity to fill these needs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Health care for children and youth in the United States: annual report on patterns of coverage, utilization, quality, and expenditures by income
    Lisa Simpson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL 33712, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:6-44. 2005
    ..To examine differences by income in insurance coverage, health care utilization, expenditures, and quality of care for children in the United States...
  17. ncbi request reprint How often are potential patient safety events present on admission?
    Robert L Houchens
    Thomson Healthcare, Santa Barbara, California, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:154-63. 2008
    ..The AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) were initially developed as measures of potential patient safety problems that use routine administrative data without POA information. The impact of adding POA information to PSIs was examined...
  18. ncbi request reprint A national profile of patient safety in U.S. hospitals
    Patrick S Romano
    Division of General Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:154-66. 2003
    ..The PSIs may be used in AHRQ's National Quality Report, while providers may use them to screen for preventable complications, target opportunities for improvement, and benchmark performance...
  19. pmc Temperature, air pollution, and hospitalization for cardiovascular diseases among elderly people in Denver
    Petra J M Koken
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1312-7. 2003
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  20. doi request reprint Using patient safety indicators to estimate the impact of potential adverse events on outcomes
    Peter E Rivard
    VA Boston Healthcare System, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:67-87. 2008
    ..This study contributes to the literature measuring outcomes of medical errors and provides evidence that AHRQ PSIs may be useful indicators for comparison across delivery systems...
  21. ncbi request reprint Combining administrative and clinical data to stratify surgical risk
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Inc, Chicago, Illinois 60615, USA
    Ann Surg 246:875-85. 2007
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  22. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of claims data to improve risk adjustment of hospital mortality
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates Inc, Chicago, Ill, USA
    JAMA 297:71-6. 2007
    ..Risk-adjustment equations used in these analyses must contain sufficient clinical detail to ensure accurate measurements of hospital quality...
  23. ncbi request reprint HIM's role in monitoring patient safety
    Patrick S Romano
    UC Davis Division of General Medicine, Stanford University, USA
    J AHIMA 73:72-4. 2002