K E Covinsky

Summary

Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is economic hardship on the families of the seriously ill associated with patient and surrogate care preferences? SUPPORT Investigators
    K E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Arch Intern Med 156:1737-41. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Physicians' attitudes toward using patient reports to assess quality of care
    K E Covinsky
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Care Research, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Acad Med 71:1353-6. 1996
  3. pmc Measuring prognosis and case mix in hospitalized elders. The importance of functional status
    K E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:203-8. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Improving functional outcomes in older patients: lessons from an acute care for elders unit
    K E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 24:63-76. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Why isn't warfarin prescribed to patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation?
    R J Beyth
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, OH 44106, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:721-8. 1996
  6. pmc The relation between health status changes and patient satisfaction in older hospitalized medical patients
    K E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, and the Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ohio 44016-4961, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:223-9. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between clinical assessments of nutritional status and adverse outcomes in older hospitalized medical patients
    K E Covinsky
    University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland VA Medical Center, and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 47:532-8. 1999
  8. pmc A regional evaluation of variation in low-severity hospital admissions
    G E Rosenthal
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, OH, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:416-22. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Failure to prescribe warfarin to patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation
    M R Antani
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, OH 44106, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:713-20. 1996

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Is economic hardship on the families of the seriously ill associated with patient and surrogate care preferences? SUPPORT Investigators
    K E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Arch Intern Med 156:1737-41. 1996
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  2. ncbi request reprint Physicians' attitudes toward using patient reports to assess quality of care
    K E Covinsky
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Care Research, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Acad Med 71:1353-6. 1996
    ..The authors surveyed physicians in an academic environment about their attitudes concerning possible uses of these reports...
  3. pmc Measuring prognosis and case mix in hospitalized elders. The importance of functional status
    K E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:203-8. 1997
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Improving functional outcomes in older patients: lessons from an acute care for elders unit
    K E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 24:63-76. 1998
    ..At the University Hospitals of Cleveland, an Acute Care for Elders (ACE) unit that reengineered the process of caring for older patients (> or = 70 years of age) to improve functional outcomes was established in September 1990...
  5. ncbi request reprint Why isn't warfarin prescribed to patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation?
    R J Beyth
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, OH 44106, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:721-8. 1996
    ..To determine the opinions of selected physicians in our community about use of warfarin for patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation, and to determine the relation of the physicians' opinions to their practices...
  6. pmc The relation between health status changes and patient satisfaction in older hospitalized medical patients
    K E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, and the Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ohio 44016-4961, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:223-9. 1998
    ..Comprehensive efforts to measure the outcomes and quality of hospital care will need to consider both patient satisfaction and changes in health status during hospitalization...
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between clinical assessments of nutritional status and adverse outcomes in older hospitalized medical patients
    K E Covinsky
    University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland VA Medical Center, and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 47:532-8. 1999
    ....
  8. pmc A regional evaluation of variation in low-severity hospital admissions
    G E Rosenthal
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, OH, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:416-22. 1997
    ..The development of protocols for ambulatory management of low-severity patients and improvement of access to outpatient care would most likely decrease the utilization of more costly hospital services...
  9. ncbi request reprint Failure to prescribe warfarin to patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation
    M R Antani
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, OH 44106, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:713-20. 1996
    ..These findings indicate a substantial opportunity to prevent stroke...