C Zhan

Summary

Affiliation: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication use in the community-dwelling elderly: findings from the 1996 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
    C Zhan
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 6011 Executive Blvd, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    JAMA 286:2823-9. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessing patient safety in the United States: challenges and opportunities
    Chunliu Zhan
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 43:I42-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory care visits for treating adverse drug effects in the United States, 1995-2001
    Chunliu Zhan
    Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:372-8. 2005
  5. pmc Administrative data based patient safety research: a critical review
    C Zhan
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:ii58-63. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Excess length of stay, charges, and mortality attributable to medical injuries during hospitalization
    Chunliu Zhan
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    JAMA 290:1868-74. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Accidental iatrogenic pneumothorax in hospitalized patients
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 44:182-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Potential benefits and problems with computerized prescriber order entry: analysis of a voluntary medication error-reporting database
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:353-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Medicare payment for selected adverse events: building the business case for investing in patient safety
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1386-93. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint How useful are voluntary medication error reports? The case of warfarin-related medication errors
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:36-45. 2008

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication use in the community-dwelling elderly: findings from the 1996 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
    C Zhan
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 6011 Executive Blvd, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    JAMA 286:2823-9. 2001
    ..Using explicit criteria, prior studies have found that 23.5% and 17.5% of the US community-dwelling elderly population used at least 1 of 20 potentially inappropriate medications in 1987 and 1992, respectively...
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessing patient safety in the United States: challenges and opportunities
    Chunliu Zhan
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 43:I42-7. 2005
    ..One chapter in the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is focused on patient safety...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory care visits for treating adverse drug effects in the United States, 1995-2001
    Chunliu Zhan
    Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:372-8. 2005
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  5. pmc Administrative data based patient safety research: a critical review
    C Zhan
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:ii58-63. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Excess length of stay, charges, and mortality attributable to medical injuries during hospitalization
    Chunliu Zhan
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    JAMA 290:1868-74. 2003
    ..Although medical injuries are recognized as a major hazard in the health care system, little is known about their impact...
  7. ncbi request reprint Accidental iatrogenic pneumothorax in hospitalized patients
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 44:182-6. 2006
    ..This study assessed the risk for AIP in patients hospitalized with specific diagnoses who underwent specific procedures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Potential benefits and problems with computerized prescriber order entry: analysis of a voluntary medication error-reporting database
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:353-8. 2006
    ..The potential benefits and problems associated with computerized prescriber-order-entry (CPOE) systems were studied...
  9. ncbi request reprint Medicare payment for selected adverse events: building the business case for investing in patient safety
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1386-93. 2006
    ..But these extra payments cover less than a third of the extra costs incurred by hospitals in treating these adverse events. We conclude that both Medicare and hospitals gain financially by improving patient safety...
  10. ncbi request reprint How useful are voluntary medication error reports? The case of warfarin-related medication errors
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:36-45. 2008
    ..A study was conducted to explore the value and limitations of voluntary medical error reports and to learn about common errors in warfarin use...
  11. ncbi request reprint Suboptimal prescribing in elderly outpatients: potentially harmful drug-drug and drug-disease combinations
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:262-7. 2005
    ..To assess the prevalence and correlates of potentially harmful drug-drug combinations and drug-disease combinations prescribed for elderly patients at outpatient settings...
  12. pmc Patient Safety Indicators: using administrative data to identify potential patient safety concerns
    M R Miller
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:110-32. 2001
    ..Until better error-reporting systems are developed the PSIs can serve to shed light on the problem of medical errors not limited solely to mortality because of errors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pediatric patient safety in hospitals: a national picture in 2000
    Marlene R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1741-6. 2004
    ..To describe potential patient safety events for hospitalized children, examine associated factors, and explore impacts of safety events...
  14. pmc Cardiac device implantation in the United States from 1997 through 2004: a population-based analysis
    Chunliu Zhan
    Center for Outcomes and Evidence, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:13-9. 2008
    ..This study used hospital administrative data to assess cardiac device implantations in the United States, selected perioperative outcomes, and associated patient and hospital characteristics...
  15. pmc Prevention health care quality in America: findings from the first National Healthcare Quality and Disparities reports
    Ed Kelley
    National Healthcare Quality Report, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Rd, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A03. 2004
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in patient assessments of interactions with providers: disparities or measurement biases?
    Elizabeth Dayton
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Med Qual 21:109-14. 2006
    ..The article then suggests strategies for refining future research on racial/ethnic disparities based on patient assessment of health care...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationship between performance measurement and accreditation: implications for quality of care and patient safety
    Marlene R Miller
    Advisory Council on Performance Measurement for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations JCAHO and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    Am J Med Qual 20:239-52. 2005
    ..There is a need to continuously reevaluate all measurement tools to ensure they are providing the public with reliable, consistent information about health care quality and safety...
  19. ncbi request reprint The validity of ICD-9-CM codes in identifying postoperative deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:326-31. 2007
    ..International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) codes recorded in hospital claims have been used to identify and study DVT/PE, but the validity of this method is not well studied...
  20. ncbi request reprint Incidence and short-term outcomes of primary and revision hip replacement in the United States
    Chunliu Zhan
    Centers for Outcomes and Evidence, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:526-33. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Consumer assessments of care for children and adults in health plans: how do they compare?
    Chunliu Zhan
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Med Care 40:145-54. 2002
    ..This study examined how adult and child assessments differed in ranking health plans and explored whether the differences justified the additional cost and respondent burden in administering both surveys...
  22. pmc The effects of HMO penetration on preventable hospitalizations
    Chunliu Zhan
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:345-61. 2004
    ..To examine the effects of health maintenance organization (HMO) penetration on preventable hospitalizations...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Variation in racial and ethnic differences in consumer assessments of health care
    Nicole Lurie
    RAND Corporation, 1200 S Hayes S, Arlington, VA 22202, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:502-9. 2003
    ..Prior studies have documented significant racial and ethnic disparities in health and healthcare, but data about disparities from consumer assessments of care are inconsistent...
  25. pmc Nurse staffing and postsurgical adverse events: an analysis of administrative data from a sample of U.S. hospitals, 1990-1996
    Christine Kovner
    Division of Nursing, School of Education, New York University, New York 10003 6677, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:611-29. 2002
    ..To examine the impact of nurse staffing on selected adverse events hypothesized to be sensitive to nursing care between 1990 and 1996, after controlling for hospital characteristics...
  26. ncbi request reprint Burden of illness for children and where we stand in measuring the quality of this health care
    Marlene R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:268-78. 2005
    ..Measures of health care quality for children are not as well developed as those for adults. It is also unclear the extent to which the current pool of measures address common causes of illness and health care utilization for children...