J Needleman

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Nurse-staffing levels and the quality of care in hospitals
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1715-22. 2002
  2. pmc Nonprofit to for-profit conversions by hospitals, health insurers, and health plans
    J Needleman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Public Health Rep 114:108-19. 1999
  3. ncbi Complication rates on weekends and weekdays in US hospitals
    Eran Bendavid
    Center for Health Policy, Stanford Medical School, Stanford, Calif 94305, USA
    Am J Med 120:422-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Impact of nursing overtime on nurse-sensitive patient outcomes in New York hospitals, 1995-2000
    Barbara Berney
    School of Health Sciences, Hunter College, New York
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 7:87-100. 2006
  5. doi Is what's good for the patient good for the hospital? Aligning incentives and the business case for nursing
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health, CA, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 9:80-7. 2008
  6. ncbi Nurse staffing and patient safety: current knowledge and implications for action
    Jack Needleman
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:275-7. 2003
  7. ncbi Nursing burnout and patient safety
    Christine Kovner
    JAMA 289:550; author reply 550-1. 2003
  8. doi Identifying in-hospital venous thromboembolism (VTE): a comparison of claims-based approaches with the Rochester Epidemiology Project VTE cohort
    Cynthia L Leibson
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester 55905, Minnesota, USA
    Med Care 46:127-32. 2008
  9. doi Internal medicine work hours: trends, associations, and implications for the future
    Lori M Shiotani
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
    Am J Med 121:80-5. 2008
  10. ncbi Failure-to-rescue: comparing definitions to measure quality of care
    Jack Needleman
    Med Care 45:913-5. 2007

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Publications21

  1. ncbi Nurse-staffing levels and the quality of care in hospitals
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1715-22. 2002
    ..It is uncertain whether lower levels of staffing by nurses at hospitals are associated with an increased risk that patients will have complications or die...
  2. pmc Nonprofit to for-profit conversions by hospitals, health insurers, and health plans
    J Needleman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Public Health Rep 114:108-19. 1999
    ....
  3. ncbi Complication rates on weekends and weekdays in US hospitals
    Eran Bendavid
    Center for Health Policy, Stanford Medical School, Stanford, Calif 94305, USA
    Am J Med 120:422-8. 2007
    ..Recent studies and anecdotal evidence suggest that patient safety may be compromised on weekends. Our objective was to determine whether rates of complications in hospitals are higher on weekends than on weekdays...
  4. ncbi Impact of nursing overtime on nurse-sensitive patient outcomes in New York hospitals, 1995-2000
    Barbara Berney
    School of Health Sciences, Hunter College, New York
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 7:87-100. 2006
    ..Because overtime use is episodic and unit specific, further study of these issues using data that examines the occurrence of adverse events by unit during periods of heavy nurse overtime is recommended...
  5. doi Is what's good for the patient good for the hospital? Aligning incentives and the business case for nursing
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health, CA, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 9:80-7. 2008
    ..Current proposals for pay for performance would create limited incentives for improving hospital nursing care...
  6. ncbi Nurse staffing and patient safety: current knowledge and implications for action
    Jack Needleman
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:275-7. 2003
  7. ncbi Nursing burnout and patient safety
    Christine Kovner
    JAMA 289:550; author reply 550-1. 2003
  8. doi Identifying in-hospital venous thromboembolism (VTE): a comparison of claims-based approaches with the Rochester Epidemiology Project VTE cohort
    Cynthia L Leibson
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester 55905, Minnesota, USA
    Med Care 46:127-32. 2008
    ..We estimated sensitivity, specificity, PPV, and negative predictive value (NPV) of claims-based approaches using the Rochester Epidemiology Project (REP) venous thromboembolism (VTE) cohort as a "gold standard."..
  9. doi Internal medicine work hours: trends, associations, and implications for the future
    Lori M Shiotani
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
    Am J Med 121:80-5. 2008
  10. ncbi Failure-to-rescue: comparing definitions to measure quality of care
    Jack Needleman
    Med Care 45:913-5. 2007
  11. doi The association between nursing factors and patient mortality in the Veterans Health Administration: the view from the nursing unit level
    Anne Sales
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Med Care 46:938-45. 2008
    ..Nursing care is delivered in geographically-based units, with wide variation in staffing levels. In particular, staffing in intensive care is much richer than in nonintensive care acute units...
  12. doi Spreading nursing unit innovation in large hospital systems
    Marjorie L Pearson
    THE RAND CORPORATION, Santa Monica, California 90401, USA
    J Nurs Adm 38:146-52. 2008
    ..Although clear differences were evident in the way they engineered their spread, many similarities also were found...
  13. ncbi Performance measurement of nursing care: state of the science and the current consensus
    Jack Needleman
    UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:10S-43S. 2007
    ..Each of these tasks requires substantial development work and construction and maintenance of the infrastructure to sustain the performance measurement efforts...
  14. pmc The effect of changes in hospital reimbursement on nurse staffing decisions at safety net and nonsafety net hospitals
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, 151 Rutledge Ave, Building B, P O Box 250961, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:701-20. 2006
    ..The financial savings from the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) are attractive to policy makers, but such savings come at a cost. We measure changes in nurse staffing at hospitals related to potential declines in reimbursement through the BBA...
  15. ncbi Trends in nurse overtime, 1995-2002
    Barbara Berney
    School of Health Sciences, Hunter College, New York, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 6:183-90. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi Nurse staffing in hospitals: is there a business case for quality?
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:204-11. 2006
    ..5 percent or less at the staffing levels modeled. Whether or not staffing should be increased depends on the value patients and payers assign to avoided deaths and complications...
  17. ncbi Factors influencing the use of registered nurse overtime in hospitals, 1995-2000
    Barbara Berney
    Hunter College, New York, NY, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 37:165-72. 2005
    ..To assess nurse overtime in acute care general hospitals and the factors that influence overtime among various hospitals and in the same hospitals from year to year...
  18. ncbi Evaluating the role of patient sample definitions for quality indicators sensitive to nurse staffing patterns
    Soeren Mattke
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 42:II21-33. 2004
    ..This study evaluates whether broader sample definitions combined with risk adjustment would allow for larger samples and increase analytic power...
  19. pmc Measuring hospital quality: can medicare data substitute for all-payer data?
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, 90095 1772, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1487-508. 2003
    ..To assess whether adverse outcomes in Medicare patients can be used as a surrogate for measures from all patients in quality-of-care research using administrative datasets...
  20. ncbi Strengthening hospital nursing
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:123-32. 2002
    ..These findings have policy implications for strengthening the nursing profession, monitoring the quality of hospital care associated with nursing, and improving the relationship between hospitals and the nursing profession...
  21. doi The relationship between the volume and type of transforming care at the bedside innovations and changes in nurse vitality
    Valda V Upenieks
    School of Nursing, Nursing Administration Graduate Program, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6917, USA
    J Nurs Adm 38:386-94. 2008
    ..The findings of this evaluation yielded several important implications for nurse leaders...