David J Ballard

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Indicators to improve clinical quality across an integrated health care system
    David J Ballard
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, 8080 N Central Expressway, Suite 1050, LB 81, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:i13-23. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Interview: Achieving STEEEP healthcare: a journey supported by comparative effectiveness research
    David J Ballard
    Baylor Scott and White Health, TX, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 2:523-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint National priorities partnership focus on eliminating overuse: applications to cardiac revascularization
    David J Ballard
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, 8080 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:485-90. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Impact of a standardized heart failure order set on mortality, readmission, and quality and costs of care
    David J Ballard
    Baylor Health Care System, Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:437-44. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving delivery of clinical preventive services: a multi-year journey
    David J Ballard
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75206, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:492-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Challenges in conducting a hospital-randomized trial of an educational quality improvement intervention in rural and small community hospitals
    Giovanni Filardo
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75206, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:440-7. 2008
  7. doi request reprint A hospital-randomized controlled trial of a formal quality improvement educational program in rural and small community Texas hospitals: one year results
    Giovanni Filardo
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, 8080 N Central Expressway, Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:225-32. 2009
  8. pmc The impact of electronic health records on workflow and financial measures in primary care practices
    Neil S Fleming
    Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, TX
    Health Serv Res 49:405-20. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness and cost of a transitional care program for heart failure: a prospective study with concurrent controls
    Brett D Stauffer
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, 8080 North Central Expressway, Ste 500, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1238-43. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The financial and nonfinancial costs of implementing electronic health records in primary care practices
    Neil S Fleming
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:481-9. 2011

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Indicators to improve clinical quality across an integrated health care system
    David J Ballard
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, 8080 N Central Expressway, Suite 1050, LB 81, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:i13-23. 2003
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Interview: Achieving STEEEP healthcare: a journey supported by comparative effectiveness research
    David J Ballard
    Baylor Scott and White Health, TX, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 2:523-7. 2013
    b>David J Ballard, MD, MSPH, PhD, FACP, is the Chief Quality Officer for Baylor Scott & White Health (TX, USA), the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the state of Texas, founded on 1 October 2013 from the combination of ..
  3. doi request reprint National priorities partnership focus on eliminating overuse: applications to cardiac revascularization
    David J Ballard
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, 8080 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:485-90. 2011
    ..Efforts to achieve more rational use of CABG and PCI should be made carefully and with the goal that patients receive the most appropriate and effective care...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of a standardized heart failure order set on mortality, readmission, and quality and costs of care
    David J Ballard
    Baylor Health Care System, Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:437-44. 2010
    ..To determine the impact of a standardized heart failure order set on mortality, readmission, and quality and costs of care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving delivery of clinical preventive services: a multi-year journey
    David J Ballard
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75206, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:492-7. 2007
    ..A multi-year quality improvement initiative targeting CPS delivery in a fee-for-service ambulatory care network is described...
  6. doi request reprint Challenges in conducting a hospital-randomized trial of an educational quality improvement intervention in rural and small community hospitals
    Giovanni Filardo
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75206, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:440-7. 2008
    ..Quality improvement interventions require several different approaches to engage participating organizations and should include plans to train new staff given the high turnover of health care quality improvement personnel...
  7. doi request reprint A hospital-randomized controlled trial of a formal quality improvement educational program in rural and small community Texas hospitals: one year results
    Giovanni Filardo
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, 8080 N Central Expressway, Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:225-32. 2009
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of a quality improvement educational program in rural hospitals...
  8. pmc The impact of electronic health records on workflow and financial measures in primary care practices
    Neil S Fleming
    Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, TX
    Health Serv Res 49:405-20. 2014
    ..To estimate a commercially available ambulatory electronic health record's (EHR's) impact on workflow and financial measures...
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness and cost of a transitional care program for heart failure: a prospective study with concurrent controls
    Brett D Stauffer
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, 8080 North Central Expressway, Ste 500, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1238-43. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The financial and nonfinancial costs of implementing electronic health records in primary care practices
    Neil S Fleming
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:481-9. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Accelerating Best Care in Pennsylvania: adapting a large academic system's quality improvement process to rural community hospitals
    Ziad Haydar
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:252-8. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Implementing a standardized order set for community-acquired pneumonia: impact on mortality and cost
    Neil S Fleming
    Healthcare Research, Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:414-21. 2009
    ..Baylor Health Care System (BHCS) deployed a standardized adult pneumonia order set throughout its eight acute care hospitals in 2006...
  13. doi request reprint Immediate open repair vs surveillance in patients with small abdominal aortic aneurysms: survival differences by aneurysm size
    Giovanni Filardo
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, TX 76206, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:910-9. 2013
    ..0- to 5.4-cm abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) and whether these differences vary by diameter, within sexes, or overall...
  14. doi request reprint Changes over six years in administration of aspirin and beta blockers on arrival and timely reperfusion and in in-hospital and 30-day postadmission mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Giovanni Filardo
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:1421-5. 2011
    ..43, 0.26 to 0.73; all-eligible measure 0.54, 0.36 to 0.81). In conclusion, over the 6-year study period, the health care system's compliance with the 3 in-hospital quality-of-care measures and 30-day mortality improved significantly...
  15. ncbi request reprint A hospital-randomized controlled trial of an educational quality improvement intervention in rural and small community hospitals in Texas following implementation of information technology
    Giovanni Filardo
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, and at the Department of Statistical Science, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:418-27. 2007
    ..Given the estimated baseline rates for the CHF (68%) and CAP (66%) composites, the cohort enables the detection of 14% and 11% differences (alpha = .05; power = 0.8), respectively...
  16. doi request reprint Insuring the uninsured: potential impact of Health Care Reform Act of 2010 on trauma centers
    Shahid Shafi
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 76051, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1303-7. 2012
    ..The study hypothesis was that compensation for the care of uninsured trauma patients at Medicare or Medicaid rates will lead to continuing losses for trauma centers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Quality of care of Medicare patients with diabetes in a metropolitan fee-for-service primary care integrated delivery system
    Priscilla Hollander
    Baylor Ruth Collins Diabetes Center, Baylor University Medical Center, Baylor Health Care System, 8080 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Am J Med Qual 20:344-52. 2005
    ..Observed processes and outcomes in this fee-for-service setting were superior to reported national performance and similar to the best performance in staff-model HMOs and the VA...
  18. pmc Patient-centeredness and timeliness in a primary care network: baseline analysis and power assessment for detection of the effects of an electronic health record
    Neil S Fleming
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 19:314-9. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Improving quality and reducing inequities: a challenge in achieving best care
    Robert M Mayberry
    The Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    World Hosp Health Serv 44:16-31. 2008
    ..However, there are significant variations in care by age, gender, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status that indicate the many remaining challenges in achieving "best care" for all...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice change requires more than comparative effectiveness evidence: abdominal aortic aneurysm management in the USA
    David J Ballard
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, 8080 North Central Expressway, Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 1:31-44. 2012
    ....
  21. pmc Impact of clinical preventive services in the ambulatory setting
    Marc D Silverstein
    Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas
    Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 21:227-35. 2008
    ..Thus, CPS have substantial benefits in preventing deaths and illness episodes...
  22. doi request reprint Journey to no preventable risk: the Baylor Health Care System patient safety experience
    DONALD KENNERLY
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:43-52. 2011
    ..Associated with these improvements, BHCS has made significant progress toward reducing hospital-standardized mortality rates and rates of hospital-acquired adverse events...
  23. doi request reprint Surgery for small asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Giovanni Filardo
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD001835. 2012
    ..Large asymptomatic AAAs (> 5.5 cm in diameter) are usually operated on; very small AAAs (< 4.0 cm diameter) are monitored with ultrasonography. The optimal timing of surgery would benefit from further evidence...
  24. pmc Accelerating best care at baylor dallas
    Ziad Haydar
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas
    Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 22:311-5. 2009
    ..The culture of rapid-cycle QI facilitated by ABC Baylor serves to link BHCS's vision and goals to practical execution...
  25. pmc Financial performance of primary care physician practices prior to electronic health record implementation
    Neil S Fleming
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement Fleming, Cheng, Ballard and HealthTexas Provider Network McCorkle, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas and Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Becker, Culler
    Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 22:112-8. 2009
    ..Identification of time trends in three measures will allow these to be accounted for in the model used to evaluate the financial performance impact of EHR implementation...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Improving the quality of hospital care in Pennsylvania: a demonstration project
    David B Nash
    Am J Med Qual 23:250-1. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint The Improving Primary Care of African Americans with Diabetes (IPCAAD) project: rationale and design
    Lawrence S Phillips
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Control Clin Trials 23:554-69. 2002
    ..We will compare two readily generalizable program interventions that should delineate approaches effective in a primary care setting as needed to improve care and prevent complications in urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes...