Mihaela S Stefan

Summary

Affiliation: Baystate Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Epidemiology and outcomes of acute respiratory failure in the United States, 2001 to 2009: a national survey
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:76-82. 2013
  2. pmc Association between antibiotic treatment and outcomes in patients hospitalized with acute exacerbation of COPD treated with systemic steroids
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Chest 143:82-90. 2013
  3. pmc Hospital performance measures and 30-day readmission rates
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:377-85. 2013
  4. pmc Association between β-blocker therapy and outcomes in patients hospitalised with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive lung disease with underlying ischaemic heart disease, heart failure or hypertension
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Thorax 67:977-84. 2012
  5. pmc The impact of COPD on management and outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: a 10-year retrospective observational study
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Department of General Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, 756 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Chest 141:1441-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Patients' attitudes toward and factors predictive of human immunodeficiency virus testing of academic medical clinics
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Am J Med Sci 340:264-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Medical consultation and best practices for preoperative evaluation of elderly patients
    Mihaela Stefan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 39:41-51. 2011
  8. pmc A simulation-based program to train medical residents to lead and perform advanced cardiovascular life support
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Division of General Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 39:63-9. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Hospitals' Patterns of Use of Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients With Asthma Exacerbation
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA Division of Hospital Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Chest 149:729-36. 2016
  10. pmc Comparative Effectiveness of Noninvasive and Invasive Ventilation in Critically Ill Patients With Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    Mihaela S Stefan
    1Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 2Department of General Internal Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 3Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 4OptiStatim LLC, Longmeadow, MA 5Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 6Center for Value Based Care Research, Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
    Crit Care Med 43:1386-94. 2015

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Epidemiology and outcomes of acute respiratory failure in the United States, 2001 to 2009: a national survey
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:76-82. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate trends in hospitalization, cost, and short-term outcomes in acute respiratory failure (ARF) between 2001 and 2009 in the United States...
  2. pmc Association between antibiotic treatment and outcomes in patients hospitalized with acute exacerbation of COPD treated with systemic steroids
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Chest 143:82-90. 2013
    ..We evaluated the association between antibiotic therapy and outcomes among a large cohort of patients treated with steroids who were hospitalized with AE-COPD and compared the effectiveness of three commonly used antibiotic regimens...
  3. pmc Hospital performance measures and 30-day readmission rates
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:377-85. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Association between β-blocker therapy and outcomes in patients hospitalised with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive lung disease with underlying ischaemic heart disease, heart failure or hypertension
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Thorax 67:977-84. 2012
    ..Evidence regarding the optimal use of β-blocker therapy during an acute exacerbation of COPD is particularly weak...
  5. pmc The impact of COPD on management and outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: a 10-year retrospective observational study
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Department of General Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, 756 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Chest 141:1441-8. 2012
    ..There are limited data describing contemporary trends in the management and outcomes of patients with COPD who develop acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  6. doi request reprint Patients' attitudes toward and factors predictive of human immunodeficiency virus testing of academic medical clinics
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Am J Med Sci 340:264-7. 2010
    ..In this study, the authors explored patients' attitudes toward HIV testing in academic medical clinics and investigated the possible impact of the 2006 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) HIV screening guidelines...
  7. doi request reprint Medical consultation and best practices for preoperative evaluation of elderly patients
    Mihaela Stefan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 39:41-51. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc A simulation-based program to train medical residents to lead and perform advanced cardiovascular life support
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Division of General Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 39:63-9. 2011
    ..We discuss the limitations of the program and the challenges encountered in implementation. We also provide a description of the initiation and organization of the program. Case scenarios and assessment tools are provided...
  9. doi request reprint Hospitals' Patterns of Use of Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients With Asthma Exacerbation
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA Division of Hospital Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Chest 149:729-36. 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize hospital patterns of noninvasive ventilation use in patients with asthma and to evaluate the association with the use of invasive mechanical ventilation and case fatality rate...
  10. pmc Comparative Effectiveness of Noninvasive and Invasive Ventilation in Critically Ill Patients With Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    Mihaela S Stefan
    1Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 2Department of General Internal Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 3Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 4OptiStatim LLC, Longmeadow, MA 5Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 6Center for Value Based Care Research, Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
    Crit Care Med 43:1386-94. 2015
    ..To compare the characteristics and hospital outcomes of patients with an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease treated in the ICU with initial noninvasive ventilation or invasive mechanical ventilation...
  11. doi request reprint Hospitalist attitudes toward the assessment and management of dyspnea in patients with acute cardiopulmonary diseases
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts
    J Hosp Med 10:724-30. 2015
    ..Routine assessment of dyspnea severity is recommended by clinical guidelines based on the evidence that patients are not treated consistently for dyspnea relief...
  12. pmc The impact of hospital-onset Clostridium difficile infection on outcomes of hospitalized patients with sepsis
    Tara Lagu
    Department of Medicine, Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Masachusetts Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Hosp Med 9:411-7. 2014
    ..To examine the impact of hospital-onset Clostridium difficile infection (HOCDI) on the outcomes of patients with sepsis...
  13. pmc Outcomes associated with invasive and noninvasive ventilation among patients hospitalized with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts2Division of General Internal Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts3Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Tufts University School
    JAMA Intern Med 174:1982-93. 2014
    ..Little is known, however, about the effectiveness of NIV in routine clinical practice...
  14. doi request reprint Association between the choice of IV crystalloid and in-hospital mortality among critically ill adults with sepsis*
    Karthik Raghunathan
    1Depawwrtment of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 2Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 3OptiStatim LLC, Longmeadow, MA 4Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 5Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 6Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 7Center for Quality of Care Research and Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA
    Crit Care Med 42:1585-91. 2014
    ..We examined the association between choice of crystalloids and in-hospital mortality during the resuscitation of critically ill adults with sepsis...
  15. doi request reprint The association between skilled nursing facility care quality and 30-day readmission rates after hospitalization for heart failure
    Owolabi Ogunneye
    Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
    Am J Med Qual 30:205-13. 2015
    ..2% (95% CI=7.0%-12.9%), respectively. There were no significant associations between ADHF RARs and individual processes of care or structural characteristics. Quality ratings of SNF or processes of care did not correlate with RAR...
  16. doi request reprint Reappearance and treatment of penicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in a tertiary medical centre
    Matthew R Chabot
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 70:3353-6. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe trends in the prevalence and treatment patterns of penicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (SA) infections...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of the 2008 U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommendation on frequency of prostate-specific antigen screening in older men
    Shin Yin Lee
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Section of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1912-5. 2014
    ..To evaluate the effect of the 2008 U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommendation against prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening in men aged 75 and older on frequency of PSA screening in elderly men...