S R Simon

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc How well do second-year students learn physical diagnosis? Observational study of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
    Claus Hamann
    Geriatric Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, 100 Charles River Plaza, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Educ 2:1. 2002
  2. pmc Quality and correlates of medical record documentation in the ambulatory care setting
    Carlos M Soto
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:22. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication use by elderly persons in U.S. Health Maintenance Organizations, 2000-2001
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:227-32. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The relationship between second-year medical students' OSCE scores and USMLE Step 2 scores
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:901-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Failure of Internet-based audit and feedback to improve quality of care delivered by primary care residents
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:427-31. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Group versus individual academic detailing to improve the use of antihypertensive medications in primary care: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Med 118:521-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Baseline laboratory monitoring of cardiovascular medications in elderly health maintenance organization enrollees
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics and Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2165-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Geriatrics training in general internal medicine fellowship programs: current practice, barriers, and strategies for improvement
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:621-7. 2003
  9. pmc How do precepting physicians select patients for teaching medical students in the ambulatory primary care setting?
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:730-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Computerized prescribing alerts and group academic detailing to reduce the use of potentially inappropriate medications in older people
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:963-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. pmc How well do second-year students learn physical diagnosis? Observational study of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
    Claus Hamann
    Geriatric Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, 100 Charles River Plaza, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Educ 2:1. 2002
    ..Little is known about using the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in physical diagnosis courses. The purpose of this study was to describe student performance on an OSCE in a physical diagnosis course...
  2. pmc Quality and correlates of medical record documentation in the ambulatory care setting
    Carlos M Soto
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:22. 2002
    ..We therefore undertook the present study to measure the rates of documentation of quality of care measures in an outpatient primary care practice setting that utilizes an electronic medical record...
  3. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication use by elderly persons in U.S. Health Maintenance Organizations, 2000-2001
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:227-32. 2005
    ..To determine rates of potentially inappropriate medication use in elderly persons in managed care plans in the United States in 2000-2001...
  4. ncbi request reprint The relationship between second-year medical students' OSCE scores and USMLE Step 2 scores
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:901-5. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Failure of Internet-based audit and feedback to improve quality of care delivered by primary care residents
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:427-31. 2005
    ..To determine the effectiveness of Internet-based audit and feedback to physicians to improve care for diabetes and hypertension...
  6. ncbi request reprint Group versus individual academic detailing to improve the use of antihypertensive medications in primary care: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Med 118:521-8. 2005
    ..To compare group versus individual academic detailing to increase diuretic or beta-blocker use in hypertension...
  7. ncbi request reprint Baseline laboratory monitoring of cardiovascular medications in elderly health maintenance organization enrollees
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics and Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2165-9. 2005
    ..To identify correlates of laboratory monitoring errors in elderly health maintenance organization (HMO) members at the initiation of therapy with cardiovascular medications...
  8. ncbi request reprint Geriatrics training in general internal medicine fellowship programs: current practice, barriers, and strategies for improvement
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:621-7. 2003
    ....
  9. pmc How do precepting physicians select patients for teaching medical students in the ambulatory primary care setting?
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:730-5. 2003
    ..To study how clinical preceptors select patients for medical student teaching in ambulatory care and to explore key factors they consider in the selection process...
  10. ncbi request reprint Computerized prescribing alerts and group academic detailing to reduce the use of potentially inappropriate medications in older people
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:963-8. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The relationship between second-year medical students' OSCE scores and USMLE Step 1 scores
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Med Teach 24:535-9. 2002
    ..This correlation suggests predictive validity of this OSCE and supports the use of OSCEs early in medical school...
  12. ncbi request reprint Faculty training in general internal medicine: a survey of graduates from a research-intensive fellowship program
    S R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Med 74:1253-5. 1999
    ..To determine the fellowship experiences and career activities of the graduates of a research-intensive general internal medicine fellowship program...
  13. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of a randomized trial of academic detailing interventions to improve use of antihypertensive medications
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:15-20. 2007
    ..Information on costs of academic detailing could assist with health plan decision making in developing interventions to improve prescribing...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical and nonclinical correlates of adherence to prescribing guidelines for hypertension in a large managed care organization
    Philip C Skelding
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:414-9. 2006
    ..48-0.91). Patient age was not a significant correlate of adherence to guidelines (OR, 1.01; 95% CI, 0.94-1.09). Understanding these observations may lead to strategies to improve guideline adherence and reduce health care disparities...
  15. pmc The effect of medical student teaching on patient satisfaction in a managed care setting
    S R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:457-61. 2000
    ..Concerns about patient satisfaction should not prevent managed care organizations from participating in primary care education...
  16. ncbi request reprint Physicians and electronic health records: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:507-12. 2007
    ..Electronic health records (EHRs) allow for a variety of functions, ranging from visit documentation to laboratory test ordering, but little is known about physicians' actual use of these functions...
  17. pmc Correlates of electronic health record adoption in office practices: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:110-7. 2007
    ..We sought to measure the correlates of EHR adoption...
  18. doi request reprint Electronic health records: use, barriers and satisfaction among physicians who care for black and Hispanic patients
    Ashish K Jha
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:158-63. 2009
    ..Given that a small group of providers care for most racial/ethnic minorities, we sought to determine whether minority-serving providers adopt EHR systems at comparable rates to other providers...
  19. pmc Physicians' use of key functions in electronic health records from 2005 to 2007: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    MPH Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:465-70. 2009
    ..System refinements, certification efforts, and health policies, including standards development, should address the gaps in both EHR adoption and the use of key functions...
  20. pmc Reducing the prescribing of heavily marketed medications: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert J Fortuna
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:897-903. 2009
    ..Prescription drug costs are a major component of health care expenditures, yet resources to support evidence-based prescribing are not widely available...
  21. doi request reprint Relationship between use of electronic health record features and health care quality: results of a statewide survey
    Eric G Poon
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Care 48:203-9. 2010
    ..However, evidence regarding their effectiveness for this purpose is mixed, and existing studies have generally considered EHR usage a binary factor and have not considered the availability and use of specific EHR features...
  22. doi request reprint Characteristics of medicine-pediatrics practices: results from the national ambulatory medical care survey
    Robert J Fortuna
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Acad Med 84:396-401. 2009
    ..A more comprehensive understanding of med-peds practices is important to inform medical students and guide evolving curricula and accreditation standards...
  23. pmc Communication problems for patients hospitalized with chest pain
    S R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:836-8. 1998
    ..New models of inpatient care delivery can maintain patient satisfaction but to do so must focus attention on improving physician-patient communication...
  24. doi request reprint Teaching population health as a basic science at Harvard Medical School
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Med 83:332-7. 2008
    ..Preclinical courses represent a progressive step in developing a workforce of physicians who embrace their responsibility to improve the health of the population as a whole, as well as the health of the patient in front of them...
  25. doi request reprint Clinician attitudes towards prescribing and implications for interventions in a multi-specialty group practice
    Robert J Fortuna
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:969-73. 2008
    ..Although numerous factors influence prescribing, resources to support unbiased evidence-based prescribing are not widely available...
  26. ncbi request reprint Readiness for electronic health records: comparison of characteristics of practices in a collaborative with the remainder of Massachusetts
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Inform Prim Care 16:129-37. 2008
    ..This study's objective was to assess the degree to which these practices are representative of physicians' practices statewide...
  27. doi request reprint Electronic health records: which practices have them, and how are clinicians using them?
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:43-7. 2008
    ..Limited data exist to estimate the use of electronic health records (EHRs) in ambulatory care practices in the United States...
  28. ncbi request reprint Medical students' knowledge of the U.S. health care system and their preferences for curricular change: a national survey
    Jaya R Agrawal
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Med 80:484-8. 2005
    ..To measure medical students' knowledge of central issues in the U.S. health care system and to understand their perception of the importance and quality of health policy curricula at their medical schools...
  29. pmc Ability to generate patient registries among practices with and without electronic health records
    Adam Wright
    Clinical Informatics Research and Development, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e31. 2009
    ..However, it is not known how many providers have the ability to generate such registries...
  30. pmc Variation in predictors of primary care career choice by year and stage of training
    Maureen T Connelly
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:159-69. 2003
    ..It is not known whether factors associated with primary care career choice affect trainees differently at different times or stages of medical education...
  31. pmc Physician attitudes toward health information exchange: results of a statewide survey
    Adam Wright
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:66-70. 2010
    ..Objective: To assess physicians' attitudes toward health information exchange (HIE) and physicians' willingness to pay to participate in HIE...
  32. pmc Implementation and use of an electronic health record within the Indian Health Service
    Thomas D Sequist
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:191-7. 2007
    ..There are limited data regarding implementing electronic health records (EHR) in underserved settings. We evaluated the implementation of an EHR within the Indian Health Service (IHS), a federally funded health system for Native Americans...
  33. ncbi request reprint The relationship between medical practice characteristics and quality of care for cardiovascular disease
    Bruce E Landon
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:167-86. 2008
    ....
  34. pmc Community-wide implementation of health information technology: the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative experience
    Allan H Goroll
    Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Service, 15 Parkman Street, Suite 645, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:132-9. 2009
    ..This article describes the formation and implementation phases of the Collaborative, focusing on barriers identified, lessons learned, and policy issues...
  35. pmc Understanding the decisions and values of stakeholders in health information exchanges: experiences from Massachusetts
    Robert S Rudin
    Partners HealthCare System Inc, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:950-5. 2009
    ..Our aim was to understand how these kinds of information exchanges can be made viable...
  36. ncbi request reprint Drug therapy in the elderly: improving quality and access
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 73:387-93. 2003
  37. doi request reprint Using health information technology to improve drug monitoring: a systematic review
    Geoffrey L Hayward
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1232-7. 2009
    ..To conduct a systematic review of current evidence regarding the use of health information technology (HIT) interventions to improve drug monitoring in ambulatory care...
  38. doi request reprint Electronic health records and malpractice claims in office practice
    Anunta Virapongse
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2362-7. 2008
    ..Electronic health records (EHRs) may improve patient safety and health care quality, but the relationship between EHR adoption and settled malpractice claims is unknown...
  39. doi request reprint The relationship between perceived practice quality and quality improvement activities and physician practice dissatisfaction, professional isolation, and work-life stress
    Mariah A Quinn
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Med Care 47:924-8. 2009
    ..However, little is known about how physicians' self-reported quality improvement (QI) activities and quality of care are related to their practice dissatisfaction, professional isolation, and work-life stress...
  40. doi request reprint Protecting an endangered species: training physicians to conduct clinical research
    Mary Ellen J Goldhamer
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Bulfinch Medical Group, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 84:439-45. 2009
    ..The authors sought to evaluate the research careers of physician graduates and to determine correlates of National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant funding...
  41. pmc Patients' attitudes toward electronic health information exchange: qualitative study
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e30. 2009
    ..In many countries, there has been substantial progress in establishing the electronic transmission of patients' health information between health care providers, but little is known about how best to engage patients in the process...
  42. doi request reprint Failure of automated telephone outreach with speech recognition to improve colorectal cancer screening: a randomized controlled trial
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:264-70. 2010
    ..Automated telephone outreach with speech recognition (ATO-SR) is used extensively by health plans. Whether ATO-SR can increase rates of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is unknown...
  43. ncbi request reprint How to design computerized alerts to safe prescribing practices
    Adrianne Feldstein
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:602-13. 2004
    ..This study was designed to develop and evaluate medication safety alerts and processes for educating prescribers about the alerts...
  44. ncbi request reprint The impact of prescribing safety alerts for elderly persons in an electronic medical record: an interrupted time series evaluation
    David H Smith
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1098-104. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effects of computerized provider order entry with clinical decision support in reducing the use of potentially contraindicated agents in elderly persons...
  45. ncbi request reprint Web-based learning versus standardized patients for teaching clinical diagnosis: a randomized, controlled, crossover trial
    Michael K Turner
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Teach Learn Med 18:208-14. 2006
    ..Little evidence exists to guide the selection of methods for teaching clinical diagnosis...
  46. pmc Laboratory monitoring of drugs at initiation of therapy in ambulatory care
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente of Colorado Clinical Research Unit, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1120-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to describe laboratory monitoring among ambulatory patients dispensed medications for which laboratory testing is recommended at therapy initiation...
  47. ncbi request reprint Reducing warfarin medication interactions: an interrupted time series evaluation
    Adrianne C Feldstein
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1009-15. 2006
    ..The usefulness of academic detailing to enhance the effectiveness of medication interaction alerts also is uncertain...
  48. ncbi request reprint Health plan members' views on forgiving medical errors
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Fallon Foundation, Worcester, Mass 01605, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:49-52. 2005
    ..Research is needed on how the circumstances that surround a medical error affect how patients respond...
  49. ncbi request reprint Liver and thyroid monitoring in ambulatory patients prescribed amiodarone in 10 HMOs
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado Clinical Research Unit, P O Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 12:656-64. 2006
    ..Amiodarone can cause liver and thyroid toxicity, but little is known about compliance with laboratory tests to evaluate liver and thyroid function among ambulatory patients who are dispensed amiodarone...
  50. ncbi request reprint Academic detailing to improve laboratory testing among outpatient medication users
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Med Care 45:966-72. 2007
    ..To determine whether group academic detailing with performance feedback increases recommended laboratory monitoring among outpatients dispensed medications...
  51. ncbi request reprint Psychometric structure of a comprehensive objective structured clinical examination: a factor analytic approach
    Kevin Volkan
    Program in Psychology, Rm 206, Prof Building California State University Channel Islands Camarillo, CA 93012, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 9:83-92. 2004
    ..This study examines a factor analytic model of a comprehensive OSCE and addresses implications for measurement of clinical performance...
  52. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of drugs with a narrow therapeutic range in ambulatory care
    Marsha A Raebel
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente of Colorado, PO Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:268-74. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Laboratory monitoring of potassium and creatinine in ambulatory patients receiving angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente of Colorado Clinical Research Unit and School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:55-64. 2007
    ..The purpose of this retrospective cohort study was to assess creatinine and potassium monitoring and characteristics associated with monitoring among patients dispensed ACEi or ARB...
  54. ncbi request reprint Communicating with patients about medical errors: a review of the literature
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Fallon Foundation, Worcester 01605, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1690-7. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Frequency of serum creatinine monitoring during allopurinol therapy in ambulatory patients
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente of Colorado Clinical Research Unit and School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado at Denver, 80237, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:386-91. 2006
    ..Allopurinol dosage reduction is recommended in patients with renal dysfunction because drug toxicity risk is increased. Little information is available about serum creatinine (SCr) monitoring in ambulatory patients taking allopurinol...
  56. ncbi request reprint Improved therapeutic monitoring with several interventions: a randomized trial
    Adrianne C Feldstein
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1848-54. 2006
    ..Differences between guideline recommendations and actual frequency of therapeutic laboratory monitoring are substantial. This study evaluated interventions to improve laboratory monitoring at initiation of medication therapy...
  57. ncbi request reprint Universal health care and reform of the health care system: views of medical students in the United States
    Jeffrey Huebner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98103, USA
    Acad Med 81:721-7. 2006
    ..Recent studies have documented physicians' support for various remedies, including universal health care. The authors undertook this study to assess medical students' views on these topics...
  58. ncbi request reprint Laboratory evaluation of potassium and creatinine among ambulatory patients prescribed spironolactone: are we monitoring for hyperkalemia?
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado Clinical Research Unit and School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80237, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:193-200. 2007
    ..Serum potassium and creatinine evaluation is recommended in patients prescribed spironolactone, yet the proportion of ambulatory patients chronically dispensed spironolactone receiving evaluation is not well understood...
  59. ncbi request reprint Health plan members' views about disclosure of medical errors
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Fallon Foundation, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:409-18. 2004
    ..Various authorities and national organizations encourage disclosing medical errors, but there is little information on how patients respond to disclosure...