Kimberly J Rask
Affiliation: Emory University
- Can an algorithm for appropriate prescribing predict adverse drug events?Kimberly J Rask
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Am J Manag Care 11:145-51. 2005..To evaluate whether a medication-appropriateness algorithm applied to pharmacy claims data can identify ambulatory patients at risk for experiencing adverse drug events (ADEs) from those medications...
- A two-pronged quality improvement training program for leaders and frontline staffKimberly J Rask
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:147-53. 2011..Semistructured interviews with selected participants in the practical methods program were performed to assess QI project sustainability and short-term outcomes...
- Designing insurance to promote use of childhood obesity prevention servicesKimberly J Rask
Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
J Obes 2013:379513. 2013..Increasing utilization of obesity-related health services in the long term will require both family- and provider-focused interventions in partnership with improved health insurance coverage...
- Quality of diabetes care for underserved patients with and without mental illness: site of care mattersJacqueline Lynn Green
Internal Medicine Residency Program, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30323, USA
Psychiatr Serv 61:1204-10. 2010..This study assessed whether practice setting (outpatient primary care or emergency care) influenced whether patients with mental illness received the same quality of diabetes preventive care as patients without mental illness...
- Quality improvement training: experiences of frontline staffJill D Daugherty
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Int J Health Care Qual Assur 26:627-41. 2013..In 2008, staff in one organization developed an in-house QI training program designed for frontline managers and staff and this article aims to report employee perspectives...
- A statewide voluntary patient safety initiative: the Georgia experieneKimberly J Rask
Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Atlanta, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:564-72. 2006....
- Urban-rural differences in the availability of hospital information technology applications: a survey of Georgia hospitalsSteven D Culler
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
J Rural Health 22:242-7. 2006..Information technology (IT) has been identified as a potential tool for improving the safety of health care delivery...
- Integrating comparative effectiveness research programs into predictive health: a unique role for academic health centersKimberly J Rask
Rollins School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road N E, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Acad Med 86:718-23. 2011....
- Is the number of prescribing physicians an independent risk factor for adverse drug events in an elderly outpatient population?Jacqueline L Green
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 5:31-9. 2007..It appears that the elderly are at greater risk of ADEs because they use more medications, have less specific presentations, and have more chronic conditions than younger populations...
- Sex differences in hospital risk-adjusted mortality rates for Medicare beneficiaries undergoing CABG surgerySteven D Culler
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:2317-22; discussion 2323-5. 2008....
- A randomized trial of medical care management for community mental health settings: the Primary Care Access, Referral, and Evaluation (PCARE) studyBenjamin G Druss
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, NE, Rm 606, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Am J Psychiatry 167:151-9. 2010..The authors tested a population-based medical care management intervention designed to improve primary medical care in community mental health settings...
- Patient activation is associated with healthy behaviors and ease in managing diabetes in an indigent populationKimberly J Rask
Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
Diabetes Educ 35:622-30. 2009....
- Is the availability of hospital IT applications associated with a hospital's risk adjusted incidence rate for patient safety indicators: results from 66 Georgia hospitalsSteven D Culler
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
J Med Syst 31:319-27. 2007..This study finds very little statistically significant correlation between the availability of IT applications and risk adjusted PSI incident rate per 1,000..
- The impact of reminder-recall interventions on low vaccination coverage in an inner-city populationCharles W LeBaron
National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:255-61. 2004..Reminder-recall interventions have improved immunization rates in numerous studies...