Bimal R Shah

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A quantitative measure of diabetes risk in community practice impacts clinical decisions: The PREVAIL initiative
    B R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA Electronic address
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 24:400-7. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Use of stress testing and diagnostic catheterization after coronary stenting: association of site-level patterns with patient characteristics and outcomes in 247,052 Medicare beneficiaries
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:439-46. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Association between physician billing and cardiac stress testing patterns following coronary revascularization
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    JAMA 306:1993-2000. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Secondary prevention risk interventions via telemedicine and tailored patient education (SPRITE): a randomized trial to improve postmyocardial infarction management
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:235-42. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Patterns of cardiac stress testing after revascularization in community practice
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1328-34. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Leveraging observational registries to inform comparative effectiveness research
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 160:8-15. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Influence of clinical trial participation on subsequent antithrombin use
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, 2400 Pratt Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Clin Cardiol 33:E49-55. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Defining optimal research study design for cardiovascular imaging using computed tomography angiography as a model
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:943-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of for-profit hospital status on the care and outcomes of patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: results from the CRUSADE Initiative
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1462-8. 2007
  10. pmc Patterns and predictors of stress testing modality after percutaneous coronary stenting: data from the NCDR(®)
    Jerome J Federspiel
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27703, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:969-80. 2012

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint A quantitative measure of diabetes risk in community practice impacts clinical decisions: The PREVAIL initiative
    B R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA Electronic address
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 24:400-7. 2014
    ..While predictive tools are being developed to identify those at highest risk for developing diabetes, little is known whether these assays affect clinical care...
  2. doi request reprint Use of stress testing and diagnostic catheterization after coronary stenting: association of site-level patterns with patient characteristics and outcomes in 247,052 Medicare beneficiaries
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:439-46. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine diagnostic testing patterns after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  3. doi request reprint Association between physician billing and cardiac stress testing patterns following coronary revascularization
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    JAMA 306:1993-2000. 2011
    ..The degree to which financial factors may influence use of cardiac stress imaging procedures is unknown...
  4. doi request reprint Secondary prevention risk interventions via telemedicine and tailored patient education (SPRITE): a randomized trial to improve postmyocardial infarction management
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:235-42. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that a novel telemedicine intervention with tailored patient education could improve cardiovascular risk factors...
  5. doi request reprint Patterns of cardiac stress testing after revascularization in community practice
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1328-34. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the pattern of cardiac stress testing after coronary revascularization in community practice...
  6. doi request reprint Leveraging observational registries to inform comparative effectiveness research
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 160:8-15. 2010
    ..In this review article, we define CER and highlight opportunities, and potential pitfalls, of observational registries to expand evidence through CER...
  7. doi request reprint Influence of clinical trial participation on subsequent antithrombin use
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, 2400 Pratt Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Clin Cardiol 33:E49-55. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Defining optimal research study design for cardiovascular imaging using computed tomography angiography as a model
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:943-8. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of for-profit hospital status on the care and outcomes of patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: results from the CRUSADE Initiative
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1462-8. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether for-profit status influenced hospitals' care or outcomes among non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) patients...
  10. pmc Patterns and predictors of stress testing modality after percutaneous coronary stenting: data from the NCDR(®)
    Jerome J Federspiel
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27703, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:969-80. 2012
    ..We evaluated temporal trends and geographic variation in choice of stress testing modality after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), as well as associations between modality and procedure use after testing...
  11. pmc Impact of choice of imaging modality accompanying outpatient exercise stress testing on outcomes and resource use after revascularization for acute coronary syndromes
    Jerome J Federspiel
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
    Am Heart J 166:783-791.e4. 2013
    ..We compared the relationships between exercise echocardiography and nuclear testing after ACS-related PCI on outcomes and resource use...
  12. pmc Hospital length of stay in patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    John P Vavalle
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Med 125:1085-94. 2012
    ..Substantial heterogeneity in hospital length of stay exists among patients admitted with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Furthermore, little is known about the factors that impact length of stay...
  13. doi request reprint The association between smoking and long-term outcomes after non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in older patients
    Lan Shen
    Department of Cardiology, Shanghai Renji Hospital, Shanghai, China The Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC
    Am Heart J 166:1056-62. 2013
    ..Prior studies have observed that smokers have paradoxically favorable 1-year mortality rates after acute coronary syndromes, but it is unknown whether this association extends to long-term outcomes and to older patients...
  14. doi request reprint Patterns of stress testing and diagnostic catheterization after coronary stenting in 250 350 medicare beneficiaries
    Daniel W Mudrick
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 6:11-9. 2013
    ..Patterns of noninvasive stress test (ST) and invasive coronary angiography (CA) utilization after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are not well described in older populations...
  15. doi request reprint Trends in quality of care for patients with acute myocardial infarction in the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction from 1990 to 2006
    Eric D Peterson
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 156:1045-55. 2008
    ..Furthermore, it is unknown whether gender-, race-, and age-based care disparities have narrowed over time...
  16. doi request reprint Association of early physician follow-up and 30-day readmission after non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction among older patients
    Connie N Hess
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC
    Circulation 128:1206-13. 2013
    ..Previous data suggest that early physician follow-up after heart failure hospitalizations can reduce readmissions; whether these results can be extended to acute myocardial infarction is unclear...
  17. pmc Downstream procedures and outcomes after stress testing for chest pain without known coronary artery disease in the United States
    Daniel W Mudrick
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 163:454-61. 2012
    ..Downstream procedures and subsequent outcomes among symptomatic patients without known coronary disease referred for stress testing are not well characterized in contemporary community practice...
  18. doi request reprint Extent of and reasons for nonuse of implantable cardioverter defibrillator devices in clinical practice among eligible patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Nancy M Allen LaPointe
    Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:146-51. 2011
    ..The extent and documented reasons for nonuse of ICDs among patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction are unknown...
  19. doi request reprint Lipid-lowering intensification and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol achievement from hospital admission to 1-year follow-up after an acute coronary syndrome event: results from the Medications ApplIed aNd SusTAINed Over Time (MAINTAIN) registry
    Chiara Melloni
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am Heart J 160:1121-9, 1129.e1. 2010
    ....
  20. doi request reprint The dissociation between door-to-balloon time improvement and improvements in other acute myocardial infarction care processes and patient outcomes
    Tracy Y Wang
    Department of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1411-9. 2009
    ..However, DTB time is only one of several important AMI care processes. It is unclear whether quality efforts targeted to a single process will facilitate concomitant improvement in other quality measures and outcomes...
  21. doi request reprint The need for transformative innovation in hypertension management
    Robin F Roark
    Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am Heart J 162:405-11. 2011
    ..Transformation of care around these principles would lead to marked improvements in cost, quality, and access to care...
  22. doi request reprint Evolution of the coronary care unit: clinical characteristics and temporal trends in healthcare delivery and outcomes
    Jason N Katz
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:375-81. 2010
    ..To describe long-term temporal trends in patient characteristics, processes of care, and in-hospital outcomes among unselected admissions within the contemporary coronary care unit...
  23. doi request reprint Role of diuretics, β blockers, and statins in increasing the risk of diabetes in patients with impaired glucose tolerance: reanalysis of data from the NAVIGATOR study
    Lan Shen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    BMJ 347:f6745. 2013
    ..To examine the degree to which use of β blockers, statins, and diuretics in patients with impaired glucose tolerance and other cardiovascular risk factors is associated with new onset diabetes...
  24. doi request reprint Association between perceived life chaos and medication adherence in a postmyocardial infarction population
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:619-25. 2013
    ..The main objective was to evaluate the extent to which an instrument designed to measure life chaos is associated with CVD-medication nonadherence...
  25. ncbi request reprint Revascularization improves survival in ischemic cardiomyopathy regardless of electrocardiographic criteria for prior small-to-medium myocardial infarcts
    Bimal R Shah
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 143:111-7. 2002
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Variability in performance measures for assessment of hypertension control
    Ann Marie Navar-Boggan
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 165:823-7. 2013
    ..Definitions of multiple performance measures exist for the assessment of blood pressure control; however, limited data on how these technical variations may affect actual measured performance are available...
  27. doi request reprint Antithrombotic therapy use at discharge and 1 year in patients with atrial fibrillation and acute stroke: results from the AVAIL Registry
    Renato D Lopes
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, 2400 Pratt Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Stroke 42:3477-83. 2011
    ..However, few studies have examined factors associated with long-term antithrombotic therapy use in IS/TIA patients with AF...
  28. doi request reprint Training the next generation of physician-executives: an innovative residency pathway in management and leadership
    D Clay Ackerly
    Duke Clinical Research Institute at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Acad Med 86:575-9. 2011
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Computerized QT dispersion measurement and cardiovascular mortality in male veterans
    Bimal R Shah
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center and Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:483-6. 2004
    ..We examined the prognostic value of computerized measurements of QT dispersion in 37,579 male veterans. The results of our study showed that QT dispersion is a poor independent predictor of cardiovascular mortality...
  30. ncbi request reprint The cost of inefficiency in US hospitals, 1985-1997
    Bimal R Shah
    Stanford University Hospitals, USA
    J Health Care Finance 30:1-9. 2003
    ..Hospital overhead costs are increasing faster than would be expected if efficiency were the primary goal of hospital management...