S D Horn

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Association of various comorbidity measures with spinal cord injury rehabilitation outcomes
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:S75-86. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Practice-based evidence research in rehabilitation: an alternative to randomized controlled trials and traditional observational studies
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, International Severity Information Systems, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:S127-37. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The business case for nursing in long-term care
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 9:88-93. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Stroke rehabilitation patients, practice, and outcomes: is earlier and more aggressive therapy better?
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, International Severity Information Systems Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 1282, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S101-S114. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Practice based evidence: incorporating clinical heterogeneity and patient-reported outcomes for comparative effectiveness research
    Susan D Horn
    International Severity Information Systems, Inc, Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, USA
    Med Care 48:S17-22. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Another look at observational studies in rehabilitation research: going beyond the holy grail of the randomized controlled trial
    Susan D Horn
    International Severity Information Systems Inc and Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 1282, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S8-S15. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Beyond CMS quality measure adjustments: identifying key resident and nursing home facility factors associated with quality measures
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:500-5. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Black-white differences in patient characteristics, treatments, and outcomes in inpatient stroke rehabilitation
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, International Severity Information Systems, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1712-21. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Limiting access to psychiatric services can increase total health care costs
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, International Severity Information Systems, Inc, and the University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 1282, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:23-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint RN staffing time and outcomes of long-stay nursing home residents: pressure ulcers and other adverse outcomes are less likely as RNs spend more time on direct patient care
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research ICOR
    Am J Nurs 105:58-70; quiz 71. 2005

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. doi request reprint Association of various comorbidity measures with spinal cord injury rehabilitation outcomes
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:S75-86. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Practice-based evidence research in rehabilitation: an alternative to randomized controlled trials and traditional observational studies
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, International Severity Information Systems, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:S127-37. 2012
    ..We give examples of how PBE designs have been used in various rehabilitation areas to determine better treatments for specific types of patients...
  3. doi request reprint The business case for nursing in long-term care
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 9:88-93. 2008
    ..Thus, after controlling for important variables, more RN time/day was strongly associated with better outcomes and lower societal cost...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stroke rehabilitation patients, practice, and outcomes: is earlier and more aggressive therapy better?
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, International Severity Information Systems Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 1282, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S101-S114. 2005
    ..Horn SD, DeJong G, Smout RJ, Gassaway J, James R, Conroy B. Stroke rehabilitation patients, practice, and outcomes: is earlier and more aggressive therapy better?..
  5. doi request reprint Practice based evidence: incorporating clinical heterogeneity and patient-reported outcomes for comparative effectiveness research
    Susan D Horn
    International Severity Information Systems, Inc, Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, USA
    Med Care 48:S17-22. 2010
    ..To make meaningful comparisons of medical interventions, one must consider clinical heterogeneity of patient populations, intervention combinations, and outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Another look at observational studies in rehabilitation research: going beyond the holy grail of the randomized controlled trial
    Susan D Horn
    International Severity Information Systems Inc and Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 1282, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S8-S15. 2005
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Beyond CMS quality measure adjustments: identifying key resident and nursing home facility factors associated with quality measures
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:500-5. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Black-white differences in patient characteristics, treatments, and outcomes in inpatient stroke rehabilitation
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, International Severity Information Systems, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1712-21. 2010
    ..To describe racial differences in patient characteristics, nontherapy ancillaries, physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT), and functional outcomes at discharge in stroke rehabilitation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Limiting access to psychiatric services can increase total health care costs
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, International Severity Information Systems, Inc, and the University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 1282, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:23-8. 2003
    ..The fact that treatment was inconsistent and frequently inappropriate shows the need for better diagnostic and management protocols...
  10. ncbi request reprint RN staffing time and outcomes of long-stay nursing home residents: pressure ulcers and other adverse outcomes are less likely as RNs spend more time on direct patient care
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research ICOR
    Am J Nurs 105:58-70; quiz 71. 2005
    ..This study explored the time nurses spent in direct care and how it affected outcomes in long-stay (two weeks or longer) nursing home residents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Newness of drugs and use of HMO services by asthma patients
    S D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, University of Texas Houston, School of Nursing, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 35:990-6. 2001
    ..To define newness of drug technology and show associations between two measures of newness and health service utilization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Performance measures and clinical outcomes
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102, USA
    JAMA 296:2731-2. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Practice-based evidence study design for comparative effectiveness research
    Susan D Horn
    International Severity Information Systems, Inc and Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Med Care 45:S50-7. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Association between patient-controlled analgesia pump use and postoperative surgical site infection in intestinal surgery patients
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, 2681 Parleys Way, Suite 201, Salt Lake City, UT 84109 1630, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 3:109-18. 2002
    ..Is PCA pump use related to the incidence of postoperative surgical site infections among patients undergoing open intestinal surgery?..
  15. ncbi request reprint Practice-based evidence for clinical practice improvement: an alternative study design for evidence-based medicine
    Susan D Horn
    International Severity Information Systems, Inc, Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 151:446-60. 2010
    ..The general PBE-CPI study design. * Benefits of PBE-CPI studies and how they can enhance our ability to discover and establish standards for best practice. * The relationship between CIS and PBE-CPI studies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Applying the clinical practice improvement approach to stroke rehabilitation: methods used and baseline results
    Julie Gassaway
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, International Severity Information Systems Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 1282, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S16-S33. 2005
    ..Gassaway J, Horn SD, DeJong G, Smout RJ, Clark C, James R. Applying the clinical practice improvement approach to stroke rehabilitation: methods used and baseline results...
  17. ncbi request reprint Timing of initiation of rehabilitation after stroke
    Sarah A Maulden
    Salt Lake OI Field Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 1282, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S34-S40. 2005
    ..Maulden SA, Gassaway J, Horn SD, Smout RJ, DeJong G. Timing of initiation of rehabilitation after stroke...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nutrition support (tube feeding) as a rehabilitation intervention
    Roberta James
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, International Severity Information Systems Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 1282, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S82-S92. 2005
    ..James R, Gines D, Menlove A, Horn SD, Gassaway J, Smout RJ. Nutrition support (tube feeding) as a rehabilitation intervention...
  19. ncbi request reprint The National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care Study: pressure ulcer development in long-term care residents
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:359-67. 2004
    ..To identify resident, treatment, and facility characteristics associated with pressure ulcer (PU) development in long-term care residents...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quality, clinical practice improvement, and the episode of care
    S D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Manag Care Q 9:10-24. 2001
    ..All three classes of data are considered simultaneously, providing a basis for meaningful analyses of significant associations between processes and outcomes. We present an example of a CPI pediatric asthma study...
  21. ncbi request reprint The National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care Study: outcomes of pressure ulcer treatments in long-term care
    Nancy Bergstrom
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1721-9. 2005
    ..To identify resident, wound, and treatment characteristics associated with pressure ulcer (PrU) healing in long-term care residents...
  22. ncbi request reprint Development of a pediatric age- and disease-specific severity measure
    Susan D Horn
    ISIS, Inc, the Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, and the Department of Pediatrics, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84109 1630, USA
    J Pediatr 141:496-503. 2002
    ..To adapt the adult Comprehensive Severity Index (CSI) for hospitalized pediatric patients and evaluate the ability of the CSI to predict common outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint Opioid pharmacotherapy for chronic non-cancer pain in the United States: a research guideline for developing an evidence-base
    C Richard Chapman
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Pain 11:807-29. 2010
    ..The need for a strong evidence base is urgent. This guideline offers a strategic approach to creating a comprehensive evidence base to guide safe and effective management of CNCP...
  24. ncbi request reprint Measuring medical complexity during inpatient rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury
    David K Ryser
    Division of PM and R and Statistical Data Center, LDS Hospital, 8th Avenue and C, Salt Lake City, UT 84143, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1108-17. 2005
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  25. ncbi request reprint Practices that improve patient outcomes
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Tex Med 101:70-2. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of prematurity on respiratory syncytial virus hospital resource use and outcomes
    Susan D Horn
    Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, International Severity Information Systems, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 1282, USA
    J Pediatr 143:S133-41. 2003
    ..To determine if gestational age (GA) is independently associated with hospital resource use and outcomes among infants hospitalized for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the impact of partnerships to improve clinical quality
    Nancy Donaldson
    Center for Research and Innovation in Patient Care, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:27-36. 2007
    ..A work group of AHRQ grantees developed a framework for systematic evaluation of the impact of strategic partnerships on research translation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Description of the National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care Study
    Susan D Horn
    ISIS, Inc, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1816-25. 2002
    ..To describe and provide baseline data from The National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care Study (NPULS)...
  29. doi request reprint Pressure ulcer prevention in long-term-care facilities: a pilot study implementing standardized nurse aide documentation and feedback reports
    Susan D Horn
    International Severity Information Systems, Inc, Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 23:120-31. 2010
    ..To design and facilitate implementation of practice-based evidence changes associated with decreases in pressure ulcer (PrU) development in long-term-care (LTC) facilities and promote these practices as part of routine care...
  30. ncbi request reprint Usage of pain medications during stroke rehabilitation: the Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Outcomes Project (PSROP)
    Richard D Zorowitz
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 12:37-49. 2005
    ..Appropriate and timely treatments of painful conditions result in maximum function and the ability to lead active lives and maintain an adequate quality of life...
  31. ncbi request reprint Neurostimulant medication usage during stroke rehabilitation: the Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Outcomes Project (PSROP)
    Richard D Zorowitz
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 12:28-36. 2005
    ..Much research needs to be completed before clinicians know precisely whether and how rehabilitation therapies and medications interact to assist in functional recovery...
  32. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive medication usage during stroke rehabilitation: the Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Outcomes Project (PSROP)
    Richard D Zorowitz
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 12:20-7. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Antiplatelet and anticoagulant medication usage during stroke rehabilitation: the Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Outcomes Project (PSROP)
    Richard D Zorowitz
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 12:11-9. 2005
    ..As more stroke survivors receive antiplatelet and/or anticoagulant medications, it is more likely that the incidence of recurrent strokes will decrease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Physical therapy interventions for patients with stroke in inpatient rehabilitation facilities
    Diane U Jette
    Physical Therapy Program, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Phys Ther 85:238-48. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe physical therapy provided to patients with stroke in inpatient rehabilitation facilities...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of nursing home registered nurse staffing times
    David A Dorr
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:840-5. 2005
    ..To examine potential cost savings from decreased adverse resident outcomes versus additional wages of nurses when nursing homes have adequate staffing...
  36. ncbi request reprint Opening the black box of post-stroke rehabilitation: stroke rehabilitation patients, processes, and outcomes
    Gerben Dejong
    National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S1-S7. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Physical therapy during stroke rehabilitation for people with different walking abilities
    Nancy K Latham
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S41-S50. 2005
    ..Latham NK, Jette DU, Slavin M, Richards LG, Procino A, Smout RJ, Horn SD. Physical therapy during stroke rehabilitation for people with different walking abilities...
  38. ncbi request reprint An exploration of central nervous system medication use and outcomes in stroke rehabilitation
    Brendan Conroy
    Stroke Recovery Program, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S73-S81. 2005
    ..Conroy B, Zorowitz R, Horn SD, Ryser DK, Teraoka J, Smout RJ. An exploration of central nervous system medication use and outcomes in stroke rehabilitation...
  39. ncbi request reprint The early impact of the inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system on stroke rehabilitation case mix, practice patterns, and outcomes
    Gerben Dejong
    National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S93-S100. 2005
    ..DeJong G, Horn SD, Smout RJ, Ryser DK. The early impact of the inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system on stroke rehabilitation case mix, practice patterns, and outcomes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis for and treatment of deep venous thrombosis after stroke: the Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Outcomes Project (PSROP)
    Richard D Zorowitz
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 12:1-10. 2005
    ..Although much is known about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of poststroke DVT, clinicians need to learn and apply treatment protocols to prevent DVTs and allow more quality time for rehabilitation...
  41. ncbi request reprint Implementing an integrated electronic outcomes and electronic health record process to create a foundation for clinical practice improvement
    Daniel Deutscher
    Physical Therapy Service, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Phys Ther 88:270-85. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Complications in infants hospitalized for bronchiolitis or respiratory syncytial virus pneumonia
    Douglas F Willson
    PICU and the Division of Pediatric Critical Care, University of Virginia Children s Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Pediatr 143:S142-9. 2003
    ..To characterize complications among infants hospitalized for bronchiolitis or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Toward a taxonomy of rehabilitation interventions: Using an inductive approach to examine the "black box" of rehabilitation
    Gerben Dejong
    Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies and Department of Health Services Administration, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:678-86. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Comparison of air-fluidized therapy with other support surfaces used to treat pressure ulcers in nursing home residents
    Rachel F Ochs
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:38-68. 2005
    ..Episode analyses -- providing greater power, uniform treatment duration, and comparable baseline sizes -- confirmed these findings. Air-fluidized support surfaces represent great healing potential that justifies further exploration...
  45. ncbi request reprint The National Hospice Outcomes Project: development and implementation of a multi-site hospice outcomes study
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 29:286-96. 2005
    ..This paper describes an overview of the research methods used for the NHOP, describes the project's 13 clinical sites and study population of 1,306 patients, and presents some basic findings from the study...
  46. ncbi request reprint Agitation and depression in frail nursing home elderly patients with dementia: treatment characteristics and service use
    Stephen J Bartels
    Aging Services Research, New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:231-8. 2003
    ..The authors describe characteristics, treatment, and acute service use associated with agitation and depression in dementia...
  47. ncbi request reprint The post-stroke rehabilitation outcomes project revisited
    Gerben Dejong
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:595-7; author reply 597-8. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint Occupational therapy activities and intervention techniques for clients with stroke in six rehabilitation hospitals
    Nancy K Latham
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, 53 Bay State Road, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 60:369-78. 2006
    ..To prospectively monitor occupational therapy activities and intervention techniques used during inpatient stroke rehabilitation in order to provide a description of current clinical practice...
  49. ncbi request reprint New drugs and lower costs
    Susan D Horn
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:1895; author reply 1895. 2002

Research Grants5

  1. Nursing Home IT: Optimal Medication and Care Delivery
    Susan Horn; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Distill and summarize lessons learned about what is critical for successful implementation of HIT in nursing homes, including facilitators, barriers, and strategies to address them. ..
  2. Improving Outcomes in Acute Rehabilitation for TBI
    Susan Horn; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Aim 3: Determine whether specific impairment by treatment interactions are associated with better outcomes. ..
  3. Improving Outcomes in Acute Rehabilitation for TBI
    Susan Horn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Aim 3: Determine whether specific impairment by treatment interactions are associated with better outcomes. ..
  4. Improving Outcomes in Acute Rehabilitation for TBI
    Susan D Horn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Aim 3: Determine whether specific impairment by treatment interactions are associated with better outcomes. ..