Bimal R Shah
Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
- Secondary prevention risk interventions via telemedicine and tailored patient education (SPRITE): a randomized trial to improve postmyocardial infarction managementBimal 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...
- Influence of clinical trial participation on subsequent antithrombin useBimal R Shah
Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, 2400 Pratt Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Clin Cardiol 33:E49-55. 2010....
- Association between physician billing and cardiac stress testing patterns following coronary revascularizationBimal 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...
- Patterns of cardiac stress testing after revascularization in community practiceBimal 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...
- Leveraging observational registries to inform comparative effectiveness researchBimal 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...
- Defining optimal research study design for cardiovascular imaging using computed tomography angiography as a modelBimal 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....
- 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 InitiativeBimal 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...
- Hospital length of stay in patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctionJohn 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...
- 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...
- Trends in quality of care for patients with acute myocardial infarction in the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction from 1990 to 2006Eric 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...
- Patterns of stress testing and diagnostic catheterization after coronary stenting in 250 350 medicare beneficiariesDaniel 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...
- Downstream procedures and outcomes after stress testing for chest pain without known coronary artery disease in the United StatesDaniel 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...
- Extent of and reasons for nonuse of implantable cardioverter defibrillator devices in clinical practice among eligible patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunctionNancy 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...
- 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) registryChiara 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....
- The need for transformative innovation in hypertension managementRobin 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...
- Evolution of the coronary care unit: clinical characteristics and temporal trends in healthcare delivery and outcomesJason 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...
- The dissociation between door-to-balloon time improvement and improvements in other acute myocardial infarction care processes and patient outcomesTracy 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...
- Antithrombotic therapy use at discharge and 1 year in patients with atrial fibrillation and acute stroke: results from the AVAIL RegistryRenato 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...
- Revascularization improves survival in ischemic cardiomyopathy regardless of electrocardiographic criteria for prior small-to-medium myocardial infarctsBimal R Shah
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Am Heart J 143:111-7. 2002....
- Training the next generation of physician-executives: an innovative residency pathway in management and leadershipD Clay Ackerly
Duke Clinical Research Institute at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Acad Med 86:575-9. 2011....
- Computerized QT dispersion measurement and cardiovascular mortality in male veteransBimal 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...
- The cost of inefficiency in US hospitals, 1985-1997Bimal 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...