Saul N Weingart

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Medication reconciliation in ambulatory oncology
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:750-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Using a multihospital survey to examine the safety culture
    Saul N Weingart
    Stoneman Center for Quality Improvement, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:125-32. 2004
  3. pmc Creating a quality improvement elective for medical house officers
    Saul N Weingart
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:861-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Physicians' decisions to override computerized drug alerts in primary care
    Saul N Weingart
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Rose 112, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2625-31. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Disclosure of hospital adverse events and its association with patients' ratings of the quality of care
    Lenny Lopez
    MDiv, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1888-94. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Clinicians' assessments of electronic medication safety alerts in ambulatory care
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1627-32. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported service quality on a medicine unit
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:95-101. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Medication errors involving oral chemotherapy
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 116:2455-64. 2010
  9. pmc Factors associated with pain among ambulatory patients with cancer with advanced disease at a comprehensive cancer center
    Sherri O Stuver
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Oncol Pract 8:e17-23. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Health coaching via an internet portal for primary care patients with chronic conditions: a randomized controlled trial
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Med Care 47:41-7. 2009

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint Medication reconciliation in ambulatory oncology
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:750-7. 2007
    ..Few models for medication reconciliation in ambulatory primary or specialty care have been described, perhaps because of the special challenges posed by this environment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Using a multihospital survey to examine the safety culture
    Saul N Weingart
    Stoneman Center for Quality Improvement, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:125-32. 2004
    ..A culture of safety survey was used to study features of the safety culture and their relationship with patient safety indicators...
  3. pmc Creating a quality improvement elective for medical house officers
    Saul N Weingart
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:861-7. 2004
    ..The elective enrolled 26 residents in 3 years. Sixty-three percent of resident respondents said that the elective increased their understanding of QI in health care; 88% better understood QI in their own institution...
  4. ncbi request reprint Physicians' decisions to override computerized drug alerts in primary care
    Saul N Weingart
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Rose 112, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2625-31. 2003
    ..Although computerized physician order entry reduces medication errors among inpatients, little is known about the use of this system in primary care...
  5. doi request reprint Disclosure of hospital adverse events and its association with patients' ratings of the quality of care
    Lenny Lopez
    MDiv, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1888-94. 2009
    ..Little is known about how the characteristics of adverse events (AEs) affect the likelihood of disclosure or how the disclosure of an AE relates to patients' perception of quality of care...
  6. doi request reprint Clinicians' assessments of electronic medication safety alerts in ambulatory care
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1627-32. 2009
    ..We undertook a study of respondents' satisfaction with e-prescribing systems, their perceptions of alerts, and their perceptions of behavior changes resulting from alerts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported service quality on a medicine unit
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:95-101. 2006
    ..Most studies rely on retrospective consumer surveys rather then more intensive data collection methods, possibly underestimating the incidence of service quality incidents...
  8. doi request reprint Medication errors involving oral chemotherapy
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 116:2455-64. 2010
    ..Given the expanding use of oral chemotherapies, the authors set out to examine errors in the prescribing, dispensing, administration, and monitoring of these drugs...
  9. pmc Factors associated with pain among ambulatory patients with cancer with advanced disease at a comprehensive cancer center
    Sherri O Stuver
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Oncol Pract 8:e17-23. 2012
    ..To better understand the burden of pain among patients with advanced cancer, we examined the prevalence of pain reported during office and treatment visits...
  10. doi request reprint Health coaching via an internet portal for primary care patients with chronic conditions: a randomized controlled trial
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Med Care 47:41-7. 2009
    ..Patient internet portals offer an efficient venue for coaching patients to discuss chronic conditions with their primary care physicians (PCP)...
  11. pmc Hospitalized patients' participation and its impact on quality of care and patient safety
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:269-77. 2011
    ..To understand the extent to which hospitalized patients participate in their care, and the association of patient participation with quality of care and patient safety...
  12. doi request reprint Assessing the value of electronic prescribing in ambulatory care: a focus group study
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Med Inform 78:571-8. 2009
    ..We sought to understand the reasons for adoption and use of e-prescribing, as well as clinicians' complaints about and perceived benefits of drug allergy and interaction alerts...
  13. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of pain variability and its correlates in ambulatory patients with advanced stage cancer
    Junya Zhu
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 5450, USA
    Cancer 118:6278-86. 2012
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  14. pmc Incidence of severe pain in newly diagnosed ambulatory patients with stage IV cancer
    Thomas Isaac
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Pain Res Manag 17:347-52. 2012
    ..Pain is common among cancer patients...
  15. doi request reprint Do medical inpatients who report poor service quality experience more adverse events and medical errors?
    Benjamin B Taylor
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 46:224-8. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that patients who reported poor service quality were at increased risk of experiencing adverse events and medical errors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Beyond the comfort zone: residents assess their comfort performing inpatient medical procedures
    Grace C Huang
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Am J Med 119:71.e17-24. 2006
    ..As a result, residents may be unskilled and uncomfortable performing procedures. This study characterizes residents' comfort performing medical procedures and identifies factors associated with lack of comfort...
  17. ncbi request reprint Medication safety messages for patients via the web portal: the MedCheck intervention
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Med Inform 77:161-8. 2008
    ..Accordingly, the goal of this study was to learn whether electronic medication safety messages directed to patients can improve communication about medications and identify ADEs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Using a patient internet portal to prevent adverse drug events: a randomized, controlled trial
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Patient Saf 9:169-75. 2013
    ..A module was developed within an electronic patient portal that was designed to enhance communication about medication symptoms and, in turn, reduce ADEs and health-care utilization...
  19. doi request reprint An empirical model to estimate the potential impact of medication safety alerts on patient safety, health care utilization, and cost in ambulatory care
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1465-73. 2009
    ..Because ambulatory care clinicians override as many as 91% of drug interaction alerts, the potential benefit of electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) with decision support is uncertain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adverse events during hospitalization: results of a patient survey
    Floyd J Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:583-90. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint Lessons from a patient partnership intervention to prevent adverse drug events
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:499-507. 2004
    ..Patient safety 'best practices' that call for patient participation to prevent adverse drug events have not been rigorously evaluated...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported safety and quality of care in outpatient oncology
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:83-94. 2007
    ..Although patients suffer the effects of medical errors and iatrogenic injuries, little is known about their ability to recognize these events in ambulatory specialty care...
  23. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported medication symptoms in primary care
    Saul N Weingart
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:234-40. 2005
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  24. doi request reprint Can we rely on patients' reports of adverse events?
    Junya Zhu
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Boston, MA 02215 5450, USA
    Med Care 49:948-55. 2011
    ..Evidence suggests that patients can report a variety of adverse events (AEs) not captured by traditional methods such as a chart review. Little is known, however, about whether patient reports are useful for measuring patient safety...
  25. pmc Outpatient prescribing errors and the impact of computerized prescribing
    Tejal K Gandhi
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:837-41. 2005
    ..Medication errors are common among inpatients and many are preventable with computerized prescribing. Relatively little is known about outpatient prescribing errors or the impact of computerized prescribing in this setting...
  26. pmc What can hospitalized patients tell us about adverse events? Learning from patient-reported incidents
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:830-6. 2005
    ..Accordingly, the purpose of this study was to elicit incident reports from hospital inpatients in order to identify and characterize adverse events and near-miss errors...
  27. doi request reprint Asking for help: internal medicine residents' use of a medical procedure service
    Grace C Huang
    Division of Primary Care and General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:404-9. 2009
    ..Little is known about the professional help-seeking behavior of residents as they perform procedures in the hospital...
  28. ncbi request reprint The You CAN campaign: teamwork training for patients and families in ambulatory oncology
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:63-71. 2009
    ..To examine the potential value of a patient-oriented teamwork intervention, a teamwork training initiative for oncology patients and their families was developed at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute...
  29. ncbi request reprint Rating recommendations for consumers about patient safety: sense, common sense, or nonsense?
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:206-15. 2009
    ..Although many organizations offer advice about the consumer's role in improving patient safety, little is known about these recommendations...
  30. doi request reprint Comparing clinicians' use of an anticoagulation management service and usual care in ambulatory oncology
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Oncol Pharm Pract 19:237-45. 2013
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  31. doi request reprint Assessing the quality of pain care in ambulatory patients with advanced stage cancer
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:1072-81. 2012
    ..Pain is common among patients with advanced cancer despite the dissemination of clinical pain care guidelines...
  32. doi request reprint Overrides of medication alerts in ambulatory care
    Thomas Isaac
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:305-11. 2009
    ..Electronic prescribing systems with decision support may improve patient safety in ambulatory care by offering drug allergy and drug interaction alerts. However, preliminary studies show that clinicians override most of these alerts...
  33. doi request reprint Electronic drug interaction alerts in ambulatory care: the value and acceptance of high-value alerts in US medical practices as assessed by an expert clinical panel
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Drug Saf 34:587-93. 2011
    ..Computerized physician order entry systems are known to improve patient safety in acute-care hospitals. However, as clinicians frequently override drug interaction and allergy alerts, their value in ambulatory care remains uncertain...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparing patient-reported hospital adverse events with medical record review: do patients know something that hospitals do not?
    Joel S Weissman
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:100-8. 2008
    ..Hospitals routinely survey patients about the quality of care they receive, but little is known about whether patient interviews can detect adverse events that medical record reviews do not...
  35. doi request reprint What constitutes patient safety culture in Chinese hospitals?
    Junya Zhu
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215 5450, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:250-7. 2012
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  36. pmc Who uses the patient internet portal? The PatientSite experience
    Saul N Weingart
    Stoneman Center for Quality Improvement, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:91-5. 2006
    ..Although the patient Internet portal is a potentially transformative technology, there is little scientific information about the demographic and clinical characteristics of portal enrollees and the features that they access...
  37. pmc Improving electronic oral chemotherapy prescription: can we build a safer system?
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Oncol Pract 8:e168-73. 2012
    ..We sought to describe the enhancement, examine its performance to date, and identify opportunities for improvement...
  38. pmc Creation of an innovative inpatient medical procedure service and a method to evaluate house staff competency
    C Christopher Smith
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:510-3. 2004
    ..The American Board of Internal Medicine requires substantiation of competence in procedure skills for all internal medicine residents; however, for most procedures, standards of competence do not exist...
  39. doi request reprint Developing a high-performance team training framework for internal medicine residents: the ABC'S of teamwork
    Alexander R Carbo
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Patient Saf 7:72-6. 2011
    ..We translated and adapted high-performance teamwork and communication principles from other industries and other disciplines to an inpatient internal medicine environment...
  40. pmc Process of care failures in breast cancer diagnosis
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:702-9. 2009
    ..Process of care failures may contribute to diagnostic errors in breast cancer care...
  41. ncbi request reprint The association of hospital quality ratings with adverse events
    Joel S Weissman
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 26:129-35. 2014
    ..To understand how patient-reported quality is related to adverse events (AEs)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Identifying women at risk of delayed breast cancer diagnosis
    Sherri O Stuver
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:568-75. 2011
    ..Delays in breast cancer diagnosis contribute to increased morbidity and mortality. Factors related to the occurrence of delayed diagnosis have not been well studied...
  43. ncbi request reprint Adverse drug events in ambulatory care
    Tejal K Gandhi
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1556-64. 2003
    ..However, few data are available on adverse drug events among outpatients. We conducted a study to determine the rates, types, severity, and preventability of such events among outpatients and to identify preventive strategies...
  44. pmc Screening for chronic conditions using a patient internet portal: recruitment for an internet-based primary care intervention
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:472-5. 2008
    ..Patient Internet portals have created new opportunities for assessment and management of chronic conditions...
  45. doi request reprint Enhancing safety reporting in adult ambulatory oncology with a clinician champion: a practice innovation
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA saul
    J Nurs Care Qual 24:203-10. 2009
    ..By identifying errors and worrisome conditions, it may help managers identify problems before they lead to harm...
  46. ncbi request reprint Do drug interaction alerts between a chemotherapy order-entry system and an electronic medical record affect clinician behavior?
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oncol Pharm Pract 20:163-71. 2014
    ..This report summarizes the interactions and analyzes the impact of alerts on clinician behavior...
  47. doi request reprint High performance teamwork training and systems redesign in outpatient oncology
    Craig A Bunnell
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:405-13. 2013
    ..To address this risk, we developed and piloted a team training initiative in the breast cancer programme at a comprehensive cancer centre...
  48. pmc Discrepancies between explicit and implicit review: physician and nurse assessments of complications and quality
    Saul N Weingart
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:483-98. 2002
    ..To identify and characterize discrepancies between explicit and implicit medical record review of complications and quality of care...
  49. pmc Oral chemotherapy safety practices at US cancer centres: questionnaire survey
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 334:407. 2007
    ..To characterise current safety practices for the use of oral chemotherapy...
  50. pmc Seeing error through new lenses
    Saul N Weingart
    J Gen Intern Med 18:675-6. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint Looking for medical injuries where the light is bright
    Saul N Weingart
    JAMA 290:1917-9. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Understanding of drug indications by ambulatory care patients
    Stephen D Persell
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 2927, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:2523-7. 2004
    ..Patients' knowledge of the indications of their prescription medications was studied and those medications that were most likely to be taken without patients understanding the correct indication were identified...
  53. ncbi request reprint NCCN Task Force Report: Oral chemotherapy
    Saul N Weingart
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 6:S1-14. 2008
    ..To address these issues, the NCCN convened a multidisciplinary task force consisting of oncologists, nurses, pharmacists, and payor representatives to discuss the impact of the increasing use of oral chemotherapy...
  54. ncbi request reprint Beyond Babel: prospects for a universal patient safety taxonomy
    Saul N Weingart
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:93-4. 2005