Peter Lindenauer

Summary

Affiliation: Baystate Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development, validation, and results of a risk-standardized measure of hospital 30-day mortality for patients with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:428-35. 2013
  2. pmc IDEAS for a healthy baby--reducing disparities in use of publicly reported quality data: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sarah L Goff
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, 280 Chestnut St, Room 305, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Trials 14:244. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Association of diagnostic coding with trends in hospitalizations and mortality of patients with pneumonia, 2003-2009
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Baystate Medical Center, 280 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    JAMA 307:1405-13. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for patients hospitalized for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:894-903. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Physician characteristics, attitudes, and use of computerized order entry
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:221-30. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Public reporting and pay for performance in hospital quality improvement
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:486-96. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of care by hospitalists, general internists, and family physicians
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Center for Quality and Safety Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:2589-600. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The era of big performance measurement: here at last?
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Clinical and Quality Informatics, Baystate Health, Massachusetts, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:307-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Public reporting and pay-for-performance programs in perioperative medicine: are they meeting their goals?
    Peter Lindenauer
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 76:S3-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Activated protein C and hospital mortality in septic shock: a propensity-matched analysis
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:1101-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Development, validation, and results of a risk-standardized measure of hospital 30-day mortality for patients with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:428-35. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc IDEAS for a healthy baby--reducing disparities in use of publicly reported quality data: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sarah L Goff
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, 280 Chestnut St, Room 305, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Trials 14:244. 2013
    ..Patient navigators have helped patients overcome barriers such as these in other areas, such as cancer care and may prove useful for overcoming barriers to using publicly reported quality data...
  3. doi request reprint Association of diagnostic coding with trends in hospitalizations and mortality of patients with pneumonia, 2003-2009
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Baystate Medical Center, 280 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    JAMA 307:1405-13. 2012
    ..While this may be the result of advances in clinical care or improvements in quality, it may also represent an artifact of changes in diagnostic coding...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for patients hospitalized for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:894-903. 2006
    ..Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is 1 of the 10 leading causes of hospitalization among adults in the United States...
  5. ncbi request reprint Physician characteristics, attitudes, and use of computerized order entry
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:221-30. 2006
    ..Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) is a widely advocated patient safety intervention, yet little is known about its adoption by attending physicians or community hospitals...
  6. ncbi request reprint Public reporting and pay for performance in hospital quality improvement
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:486-96. 2007
    ..Public reporting and pay for performance are intended to accelerate improvements in hospital care, yet little is known about the benefits of these methods of providing incentives for improving care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of care by hospitalists, general internists, and family physicians
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Center for Quality and Safety Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:2589-600. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The era of big performance measurement: here at last?
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Clinical and Quality Informatics, Baystate Health, Massachusetts, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:307-8. 2008
    ..Despite progress in identifying a starter set of performance measures, more sophisticated measures need to be developed that promote adherence to desired care processes while discouraging overuse errors...
  9. doi request reprint Public reporting and pay-for-performance programs in perioperative medicine: are they meeting their goals?
    Peter Lindenauer
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 76:S3-8. 2009
    ..Likewise, consumers' awareness and use of publicly available hospital and provider quality data have been low but appear to be increasing...
  10. doi request reprint Activated protein C and hospital mortality in septic shock: a propensity-matched analysis
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:1101-7. 2010
    ..We sought to compare the outcomes of patients with septic shock who received early treatment with activated protein C to those who did not...
  11. doi request reprint Association of corticosteroid dose and route of administration with risk of treatment failure in acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    JAMA 303:2359-67. 2010
    ..Systemic corticosteroids are beneficial for patients hospitalized with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); however, their optimal dose and route of administration are uncertain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Volume, quality of care, and outcome in pneumonia
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:262-9. 2006
    ..The establishment of minimum volume thresholds has been proposed as a means of improving outcomes for patients with various medical and surgical conditions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Perioperative beta-blocker therapy and mortality after major noncardiac surgery
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass 01199, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:349-61. 2005
    ..We assessed the use of perioperative beta-blockers and their association with in-hospital mortality in routine clinical practice...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for patients hospitalized with heart failure: assessing the impact of hospitalists
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut St P 5928, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1251-6. 2002
    ..The quality of care provided to patients hospitalized for heart failure has been shown to vary by physician, hospital, and region. Hospitalists appear to reduce costs and length of stay, yet their impact on quality of care is less certain...
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of the institutional review board in quality improvement: a survey of quality officers, institutional review board chairs, and journal editors
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street P 5928, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Am J Med 113:575-9. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether quality officers, IRB chairs, and journal editors share similar views about the role of IRB review and informed consent in quality improvement...
  16. ncbi request reprint The potential preventability of postoperative myocardial infarction: underuse of perioperative beta-adrenergic blockade
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:762-6. 2004
    ..We sought to determine how often postoperative MI might be considered preventable through appropriate use of these medications...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lipid-lowering therapy and in-hospital mortality following major noncardiac surgery
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass 01199, USA
    JAMA 291:2092-9. 2004
    ..Although lipid-lowering medications are considered a key component in the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, their potential benefit during the perioperative period is uncertain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Use of antihypertensive agents in the management of patients with acute ischemic stroke
    P K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut St, P 5931, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Neurology 63:318-23. 2004
    ..To protect the ischemic penumbra, guidelines have recommended against treating all but the severest elevations in blood pressure during acute ischemic stroke...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hospitalists and the practice of inpatient medicine: results of a survey of the National Association of Inpatient Physicians
    P K Lindenauer
    Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:343-9. 1999
    ..Financial incentives were common (43%) but modest. Accurate information about hospitalists and their practices will be important to clinicians, educators, researchers, and policymakers as the hospitalist movement continues to grow...
  20. doi request reprint Little evidence of correlation between growth in health care spending and reduced mortality
    Michael B Rothberg
    Tufts University School of Medicine, in Boston, Massachusetts, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1523-31. 2010
    ..The message to be underscored once again for policy makers is that health care dollars provide inconsistent value, and future spending increases should be targeted to care that improves outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Forecasting the impact of a clinical practice guideline for perioperative beta-blockers to reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality
    Michael Schmidt
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:63-9. 2002
    ..Before implementing any guideline, it is important to forecast its potential clinical and financial impact...
  22. ncbi request reprint Improving nurse-to-patient staffing ratios as a cost-effective safety intervention
    Michael B Rothberg
    Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Med Care 43:785-91. 2005
    ..Responding to research confirming the link between nurse staffing and patient outcomes, 14 states have introduced legislation to limit patient-to-nurse ratios. However, increased staffing places a considerable financial burden on hospitals...
  23. ncbi request reprint Association of admission date with cancer patient survival at a regional hospice: utility of a statistical process control analysis
    Wilson C Mertens
    Cancer Services, Division of Hematology Oncology, Baystate Medical Center and Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 21:275-84. 2004
    ..SPC charts proved to be an effective method of tracking and evaluating hospice LOS on an ongoing basis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Improving the care of patients with regard to chemotherapy-induced nausea and emesis: the effect of feedback to clinicians on adherence to antiemetic prescribing guidelines
    Wilson C Mertens
    Baystate Regional Cancer Program, Division of Hematology Oncology, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01107, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1373-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of performance and outcomes feedback on adherence to clinical practice guidelines regarding chemotherapy-induced nausea and emesis (CINE)...
  25. doi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication use in hospitalized elders
    Michael B Rothberg
    Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:91-102. 2008
    ..Prescribing of potentially harmful medications has not been well documented in hospitals...
  26. pmc Effects of quality improvement collaboratives
    Peter K Lindenauer
    BMJ 336:1448-9. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician attitudes regarding communication with hospitalists
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Dis Mon 48:218-29. 2002
    ..It may be possible to tailor communication to individual PCPs. Further research could assess the impact of such communication on patient satisfaction and outcomes...
  28. doi request reprint Length of stay and mortality in pulmonary embolism: high time for evidence-based discharge criteria
    Daniel J Brotman
    Arch Intern Med 168:683-4. 2008