Jochen Profit

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Correlation of neonatal intensive care unit performance across multiple measures of quality of care
    Jochen Profit
    Department of Pediatrics
    JAMA Pediatr 167:47-54. 2013
  2. pmc Variations in definitions of mortality have little influence on neonatal intensive care unit performance ratings
    Jochen Profit
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr 162:50-5.e2. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire as a tool for benchmarking safety culture in the NICU
    Jochen Profit
    Section of Neonatology, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Baylor College of Medicine, VA HSR and D, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 97:F127-32. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Neonatal intensive care unit safety culture varies widely
    Jochen Profit
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, VA HSR and D, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 97:F120-6. 2012
  5. pmc Moderately premature infants at Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program in California are discharged home earlier than their peers in Massachusetts and the United Kingdom
    J Profit
    Harvard Newborn Medicine Program, Children s Hospital Boston and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 91:F245-50. 2006
  6. pmc Formal selection of measures for a composite index of NICU quality of care: Baby-MONITOR
    J Profit
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    J Perinatol 31:702-10. 2011
  7. pmc Improving benchmarking by using an explicit framework for the development of composite indicators: an example using pediatric quality of care
    Jochen Profit
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Implement Sci 5:13. 2010
  8. pmc Patient-to-nurse ratios and outcomes of moderately preterm infants
    Jochen Profit
    Houston Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence 152, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 125:320-6. 2010
  9. pmc Delayed pediatric office follow-up of newborns after birth hospitalization
    Jochen Profit
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 124:548-54. 2009
  10. pmc Implementing pay-for-performance in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Jochen Profit
    Section of Neonatology, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 119:975-82. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Correlation of neonatal intensive care unit performance across multiple measures of quality of care
    Jochen Profit
    Department of Pediatrics
    JAMA Pediatr 167:47-54. 2013
    ..To examine whether high performance on one measure of quality is associated with high performance on others and to develop a data-driven explanatory model of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) performance...
  2. pmc Variations in definitions of mortality have little influence on neonatal intensive care unit performance ratings
    Jochen Profit
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr 162:50-5.e2. 2013
    ..To measure the influence of varying mortality time frames on performance rankings among regional neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in a large state...
  3. doi request reprint The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire as a tool for benchmarking safety culture in the NICU
    Jochen Profit
    Section of Neonatology, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Baylor College of Medicine, VA HSR and D, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 97:F127-32. 2012
    ..Little information is available on the use of the SAQ for this purpose in the NICU setting...
  4. doi request reprint Neonatal intensive care unit safety culture varies widely
    Jochen Profit
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, VA HSR and D, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 97:F120-6. 2012
    ..Variation in healthcare delivery and outcomes in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) may be partly explained by differences in safety culture...
  5. pmc Moderately premature infants at Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program in California are discharged home earlier than their peers in Massachusetts and the United Kingdom
    J Profit
    Harvard Newborn Medicine Program, Children s Hospital Boston and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 91:F245-50. 2006
    ..To compare gestational age at discharge between infants born at 30-34(+6) weeks gestational age who were admitted to neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in California, Massachusetts, and the United Kingdom...
  6. pmc Formal selection of measures for a composite index of NICU quality of care: Baby-MONITOR
    J Profit
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    J Perinatol 31:702-10. 2011
    ..To systematically rate measures of care quality for very low birth weight infants for inclusion into Baby-MONITOR, a composite indicator of quality...
  7. pmc Improving benchmarking by using an explicit framework for the development of composite indicators: an example using pediatric quality of care
    Jochen Profit
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Implement Sci 5:13. 2010
    ..Without a scientifically robust and comprehensive approach to measurement of the quality of healthcare, performance measurement will ultimately fail to achieve its quality improvement goals...
  8. pmc Patient-to-nurse ratios and outcomes of moderately preterm infants
    Jochen Profit
    Houston Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence 152, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 125:320-6. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to test the influence of patient-to-nurse ratios (PNRs) on outcomes of care provided to moderately preterm infants...
  9. pmc Delayed pediatric office follow-up of newborns after birth hospitalization
    Jochen Profit
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 124:548-54. 2009
    ..Little information is available on contemporary compliance with follow-up recommendations...
  10. pmc Implementing pay-for-performance in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Jochen Profit
    Section of Neonatology, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 119:975-82. 2007
    ..In this article, we describe approaches to measuring quality and implementing pay-for-performance in the NICU setting...
  11. pmc Neonatal intensive care unit census influences discharge of moderately preterm infants
    Jochen Profit
    Harvard Newborn Medicine Program, Children s Hospital Boston and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 119:314-9. 2007
    ..The decision to discharge should occur independent of unit census. We evaluated the impact of unit census on the decision to discharge moderately preterm infants...
  12. doi request reprint Effects of individual physician-level and practice-level financial incentives on hypertension care: a randomized trial
    Laura A Petersen
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    JAMA 310:1042-50. 2013
    ..Pay for performance is intended to align incentives to promote high-quality care, but results have been contradictory...
  13. pmc Design, rationale, and baseline characteristics of a cluster randomized controlled trial of pay for performance for hypertension treatment: study protocol
    Laura A Petersen
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E, DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Section for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Implement Sci 6:114. 2011
    ..Despite compelling evidence of the benefits of treatment and well-accepted guidelines for treatment, hypertension is controlled in less than one-half of United States citizens...
  14. doi request reprint Treating chronically ill people with diabetes mellitus with limited life expectancy: implications for performance measurement
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:193-201. 2012
    ..To develop an algorithm to identify individuals with limited life expectancy and examine the effect of limited life expectancy on glycemic control and treatment intensification in individuals with diabetes mellitus...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pay for performance is growing up
    Jochen Profit
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:713-4. 2007

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