D M Grzybicki

Summary

Affiliation: Allegheny General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The economic benefit for family/general medicine practices employing physician assistants
    Dana M Grzybicki
    Duquesne University School of Health Sciences, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:613-20. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Interobserver variability associated with the MIB-1 labeling index: high levels suggest limited prognostic usefulness for patients with primary brain tumors
    D M Grzybicki
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital and MCP Hahnemann University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Cancer 92:2720-6. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimation of performance and sequential selection of diagnostic tests in patients with lung lesions suspicious for cancer
    Dana Marie Grzybicki
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital and MCP Hahnemann University, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 126:19-27. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Microtubule-associated protein-2: a new sensitive and specific marker for pulmonary carcinoid tumor and small cell carcinoma
    Y Liu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Mod Pathol 14:880-5. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint National practice characteristics and utilization of pathologists' assistants
    D M Grzybicki
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 125:905-12. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical perception of disease probability associated with Bethesda System diagnoses
    S S Raab
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 E North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 115:681-8. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Pathologists' assistants practice: a measurement of performance
    C O Galvis
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 116:816-22. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of Lean method implementation in the histopathology section of an anatomical pathology laboratory
    S S Raab
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Clin Pathol 61:1193-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of Toyota process redesign in reducing thyroid gland fine-needle aspiration error
    Stephen S Raab
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 126:585-92. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of physician extenders in surgical pathology practice
    Dana Marie Grzybicki
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:165-72. 2004

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint The economic benefit for family/general medicine practices employing physician assistants
    Dana M Grzybicki
    Duquesne University School of Health Sciences, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:613-20. 2002
    ..To measure the economic benefit of a family/general medicine physician assistant (PA) practice...
  2. ncbi request reprint Interobserver variability associated with the MIB-1 labeling index: high levels suggest limited prognostic usefulness for patients with primary brain tumors
    D M Grzybicki
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital and MCP Hahnemann University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Cancer 92:2720-6. 2001
    ..However, interobserver variability associated previously with MIB-1 LI calculation has not been reported despite the fact that the degree of interobserver variability impacts the clinical usefulness of such cut-off values...
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimation of performance and sequential selection of diagnostic tests in patients with lung lesions suspicious for cancer
    Dana Marie Grzybicki
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital and MCP Hahnemann University, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 126:19-27. 2002
    ..Measuring variation in clinician test ordering behavior for patients with similar indications is an important focus for quality management and cost containment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Microtubule-associated protein-2: a new sensitive and specific marker for pulmonary carcinoid tumor and small cell carcinoma
    Y Liu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Mod Pathol 14:880-5. 2001
    ..We recommend that MAP-2 be added to immunohistochemical panels to separate non-neuroendocrine from neuroendocrine lung tumors...
  5. ncbi request reprint National practice characteristics and utilization of pathologists' assistants
    D M Grzybicki
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 125:905-12. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: To our knowledge, this national survey provides the first description of pathologists' assistants across the United States. These data provide a useful tool for tracking changes in the profession...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical perception of disease probability associated with Bethesda System diagnoses
    S S Raab
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 E North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 115:681-8. 2001
    ..OGYNs generally were more accurate in probability estimates than PCPs. Methods to convey more accurately these diagnostic disease probabilities should be examined...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pathologists' assistants practice: a measurement of performance
    C O Galvis
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 116:816-22. 2001
    ..These results provide the first information available relating to pathologists' assistants' performance in surgical pathology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of Lean method implementation in the histopathology section of an anatomical pathology laboratory
    S S Raab
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Clin Pathol 61:1193-9. 2008
    ..The effectiveness of large-scale quality improvement initiatives has been evaluated rarely...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of Toyota process redesign in reducing thyroid gland fine-needle aspiration error
    Stephen S Raab
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 126:585-92. 2006
    ..001). Toyota process change led to significantly fewer diagnostic errors for patients who underwent thyroid fine-needle aspiration...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of physician extenders in surgical pathology practice
    Dana Marie Grzybicki
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:165-72. 2004
    ..Use of a variety of nonphysician personnel for surgical pathology gross examination is generally known to be increasing, although detailed information regarding nonphysician use is currently unavailable...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pathology resident attitudes and opinions about pathologists' assistants
    Dana Marie Grzybicki
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:666-72. 2003
    ..Changes in health care economics and organization have resulted in increased use of nonphysician providers in most health care settings. Attitudinal acceptance of nonphysician providers is important in the current health care environment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Willingness to pay for new Papanicolaou test technologies
    Stephen S Raab
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 117:524-33. 2002
    ..These data indicate that liquid-based and conventional Pap tests are undervalued and that cost-effectiveness studies generally have not taken into account the preference of women for new Pap test technologies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Frequency and outcome of cervical cancer prevention failures in the United States
    Stephen S Raab
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, and Western Pennsylvania Hospital 15232, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 128:817-24. 2007
    ..We conclude that cervical cancer prevention practices are remarkably successful in preventing squamous cancers, although a high frequency of failures results in low-impact negative outcomes...