R R Roberts

Summary

Affiliation: Cook County Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The use of economic modeling to determine the hospital costs associated with nosocomial infections
    Rebecca R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1424-32. 2003
  2. doi Costs attributable to healthcare-acquired infection in hospitalized adults and a comparison of economic methods
    Rebecca R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Care 48:1026-35. 2010
  3. doi A guide to interpreting economic studies in infectious diseases
    R R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1900 West Polk Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:1713-20. 2010
  4. ncbi The cost of care for patients with HIV from the provider economic perspective
    Rebecca R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk Street, 10th Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:876-86. 2006
  5. ncbi Patient satisfaction with an emergency department chest pain observation unit
    R J Rydman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 29:109-15. 1997
  6. ncbi Feasibility of a rapid diagnostic protocol for an emergency department chest pain unit
    R J Zalenski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 29:99-108. 1997
  7. ncbi Costs of an emergency department-based accelerated diagnostic protocol vs hospitalization in patients with chest pain: a randomized controlled trial
    R R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 278:1670-6. 1997
  8. ncbi The observation unit: a new interface between inpatient and outpatient care
    E Martinez
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital and Rush Medical College, 1835 W. Harrison Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med 110:274-7. 2001
  9. doi Hospital and societal costs of antimicrobial-resistant infections in a Chicago teaching hospital: implications for antibiotic stewardship
    Rebecca R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicin, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1175-84. 2009

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi The use of economic modeling to determine the hospital costs associated with nosocomial infections
    Rebecca R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1424-32. 2003
    ..The economic model explained 56% of the total variability in cost among patients. Hospitals can use these data when evaluating potential cost savings from effective infection-control measures...
  2. doi Costs attributable to healthcare-acquired infection in hospitalized adults and a comparison of economic methods
    Rebecca R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Care 48:1026-35. 2010
    ..Our goals were to estimate the costs attributable to healthcare-acquired infection (HAI) and conduct a sensitivity analysis comparing analytic methods...
  3. doi A guide to interpreting economic studies in infectious diseases
    R R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1900 West Polk Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:1713-20. 2010
    ..Finally, we discuss the meaning of efficiency from multiple perspectives, and how the concept of economic externalities applies to infectious diseases...
  4. ncbi The cost of care for patients with HIV from the provider economic perspective
    Rebecca R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk Street, 10th Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:876-86. 2006
    ..We postulate that reimbursement rates have not captured the recent flourishing of ambulatory care. If reimbursement is not commensurate with outpatient advances, providers may be paradoxically underreimbursed for improving care...
  5. ncbi Patient satisfaction with an emergency department chest pain observation unit
    R J Rydman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 29:109-15. 1997
    ..We compared patient satisfaction with the diagnostic protocol of a chest pain observation unit (CPOU) and standard inpatient hospitalization...
  6. ncbi Feasibility of a rapid diagnostic protocol for an emergency department chest pain unit
    R J Zalenski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 29:99-108. 1997
    ..To evaluate the applicability of a short-stay protocol for exclusion of acute ischemic heart disease without hospital admission and to analyze these results in the context of a conceptual model...
  7. ncbi Costs of an emergency department-based accelerated diagnostic protocol vs hospitalization in patients with chest pain: a randomized controlled trial
    R R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 278:1670-6. 1997
    ..New rapid diagnostic tests for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) have resulted in the proliferation of accelerated diagnostic protocols (ADPs) and chest pain observation units...
  8. ncbi The observation unit: a new interface between inpatient and outpatient care
    E Martinez
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital and Rush Medical College, 1835 W. Harrison Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med 110:274-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Observation units can serve patients with diverse clinical syndromes and may reduce inpatient admissions. This novel "point of care" deserves further evaluation...
  9. doi Hospital and societal costs of antimicrobial-resistant infections in a Chicago teaching hospital: implications for antibiotic stewardship
    Rebecca R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicin, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1175-84. 2009
    ..Organisms resistant to antimicrobials continue to emerge and spread. This study was performed to measure the medical and societal cost attributable to antimicrobial-resistant infection (ARI)...