Ronda L Sinkowitz-Cochran

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Survey Design: To Ask or Not to Ask? That is the Question
    Ronda L Sinkowitz-Cochran
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:1159-64. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of organizational culture among different levels of healthcare staff participating in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 100,000 Lives Campaign
    Ronda L Sinkowitz-Cochran
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:135-43. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The associations between organizational culture and knowledge, attitudes, and practices in a multicenter Veterans Affairs quality improvement initiative to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Ronda L Sinkowitz-Cochran
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:138-43. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Spreading the word, not the infection: reaching hospitalists about the prevention of antimicrobial resistance
    Megan E Bush-Knapp
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:656-61. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Beyond beta: lessons learned from implementation of the Department of Veterans Affairs Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Prevention Initiative
    Amanda G Garcia-Williams
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:763-5. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessing motivation for physicians to prevent antimicrobial resistance in hospitalized children using the Health Belief Model as a framework
    Kristin J Brinsley
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:175-81. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence of pediatric and neonatal intensive care unit-acquired infections
    Shailendra N Banerjee
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:561-70. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Hand hygiene practices after brief encounters with patients: an important opportunity for prevention
    Rebecca E Dedrick
    Prevention and Evaluation Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:341-5. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Infectious diseases physicians' preferences for continuing medical education on antimicrobial resistance and other general topics
    Jennifer Tuboku Metzger Blakely
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:873-5. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of institutional practices for prevention of phlebotomy-associated percutaneous injuries in hospital settings
    Megan Bush Knapp
    Prevention and Evaluation Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:490-4. 2009

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Survey Design: To Ask or Not to Ask? That is the Question
    Ronda L Sinkowitz-Cochran
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:1159-64. 2013
    ..From question development to survey construction, the goal is to minimize measurement error with systematic planning and execution...
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of organizational culture among different levels of healthcare staff participating in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 100,000 Lives Campaign
    Ronda L Sinkowitz-Cochran
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:135-43. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The associations between organizational culture and knowledge, attitudes, and practices in a multicenter Veterans Affairs quality improvement initiative to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Ronda L Sinkowitz-Cochran
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:138-43. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Spreading the word, not the infection: reaching hospitalists about the prevention of antimicrobial resistance
    Megan E Bush-Knapp
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:656-61. 2007
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Beyond beta: lessons learned from implementation of the Department of Veterans Affairs Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Prevention Initiative
    Amanda G Garcia-Williams
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:763-5. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessing motivation for physicians to prevent antimicrobial resistance in hospitalized children using the Health Belief Model as a framework
    Kristin J Brinsley
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:175-81. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence of pediatric and neonatal intensive care unit-acquired infections
    Shailendra N Banerjee
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:561-70. 2006
    ..To compare the cumulative incidence of infections acquired in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hand hygiene practices after brief encounters with patients: an important opportunity for prevention
    Rebecca E Dedrick
    Prevention and Evaluation Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:341-5. 2007
    ..To identify characteristics of encounters between healthcare workers (HCWs) and patients that correlated with hand hygiene adherence among HCWs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Infectious diseases physicians' preferences for continuing medical education on antimicrobial resistance and other general topics
    Jennifer Tuboku Metzger Blakely
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:873-5. 2006
    ..The objective of the survey was to offer the developers of educational programs knowledge on which to base more-effective ways to deliver educational materials to physicians in this specialty...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of institutional practices for prevention of phlebotomy-associated percutaneous injuries in hospital settings
    Megan Bush Knapp
    Prevention and Evaluation Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:490-4. 2009
    ..This study examined institutional phlebotomy practices, policies, perceptions, and culture to identify facilitators and barriers that appear to have the greatest impact in preventing injuries...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vancomycin use in hospitalized pediatric patients
    Harry L Keyserling
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e104-11. 2003
    ..To assess vancomycin utilization at children's hospitals, to determine risk factors for vancomycin use and length of therapy, and to facilitate adapting recommendations to optimize vancomycin prescribing practices in pediatric patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' perceptions of the problem of antimicrobial resistance in health care facilities
    Tara Bridget Giblin
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1662-8. 2004
    ..In response, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention developed a national Campaign to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance in Healthcare Settings that presents 4 strategies and 12 evidence-based steps...
  13. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding piperacillin-tazobactam prescribing practices: results from a multicenter study
    Theresa L Antoine
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1274-7. 2006
    ..Retrospective review of medical records identified inappropriate practices. These findings have influenced ongoing interventions aimed at optimizing piperacillin-tazobactam use...
  14. doi request reprint A qualitative assessment of a performance measure for reporting influenza vaccination rates among healthcare personnel
    Taranisia MacCannell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases NCEZID, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion DHQP, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:945-8. 2012
    ..Despite practical and logistical challenges to implementing the measure, respondents perceived clear benefits to its use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of Society of Hospital Medicine workshops on hospitalists' knowledge and perceptions of health care-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance
    Megan E Bush-Knapp
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:268-73. 2007
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Assessment of health care personnel needs for training in infection control: one size does not fit all
    Megan Bush Knapp
    Prevention and Evaluation Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:757-60. 2008
    ..These results will be used to inform topics to cover in infection control curricula for clinicians, public health professionals, and allied health personnel...
  17. ncbi request reprint Use of antimicrobial agents in United States neonatal and pediatric intensive care patients
    Lisa A Grohskopf
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:766-73. 2005
    ..There are few published data on antimicrobial use in neonatal (NICU) and pediatric ICU (PICU) patients...
  18. pmc Prevention of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection among Asian/Pacific Islanders: a qualitative assessment
    Rachel M Ciccarone
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Hawaii Med J 69:142-4. 2010
    ..Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) has been increasingly reported over the past decade, including in Asian/Pacific Islanders (A/PIs)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Public attitudes and opinions toward physicians and dentists infected with bloodborne viruses: results of a national survey
    Jennifer Tuboku-Metzger
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:299-303. 2005
    ..There has been no recent assessment of public attitudes and opinions concerning risk of bloodborne virus transmission during health care...