Hanan J Aboumatar
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Applying Lean Sigma solutions to mistake-proof the chemotherapy preparation processHanan J Aboumatar
Center for Innovation in Quality Patient Care, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:79-86. 2010..A fast-paced application of Lean Sigma methodology was used to safeguard the chemotherapy preparation process against errors and increase compliance with United States Pharmacopeia 797 (USP 797) regulations...
- Focus on transitions of care: description and evaluation of an educational intervention for internal medicine residentsHanan Aboumatar
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Am J Med Qual 29:522-9. 2014..001) and to verify patient understanding of instructions (P < .001). A majority reported using SOS and TTH skills 3 months post workshop. This workshop may be replicable at other institutions. ..
- The impact of health literacy on desire for participation in healthcare, medical visit communication, and patient reported outcomes among patients with hypertensionHanan J Aboumatar
Armstrong Institute for Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 750 East Pratt St, 15th Floor, Baltimore, MD, 21202, USA
J Gen Intern Med 28:1469-76. 2013..Low health literacy (HL) is associated with poor healthcare outcomes; mechanisms for these associations remain unclear...
- Republished: development and evaluation of a 3-day patient safety curriculum to advance knowledge, self-efficacy and system thinking among medical studentsHanan J Aboumatar
Division of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Education and Research Associate, Center for Innovations in Quality Patient Care, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 601 North Caroline Street, Suite 2080, Baltimore, MD 21287 0765, USA
Postgrad Med J 88:545-51. 2012..To develop a patient safety curriculum and evaluate its impact on medical students' safety knowledge, self-efficacy and system thinking...
- Development and evaluation of a 3-day patient safety curriculum to advance knowledge, self-efficacy and system thinking among medical studentsHanan J Aboumatar
Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0765, USA
BMJ Qual Saf 21:416-22. 2012..To develop a patient safety curriculum and evaluate its impact on medical students' safety knowledge, self-efficacy and system thinking...
- Infection prevention promotion program based on the PRECEDE model: improving hand hygiene behaviors among healthcare personnelHanan Aboumatar
Center for Innovation in Quality Patient Care, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:144-51. 2012..Hand hygiene remains a cornerstone intervention for preventing HAIs. Unfortunately, adherence to hand hygiene guidelines among healthcare personnel is poor...
- A descriptive study of morbidity and mortality conferences and their conformity to medical incident analysis models: results of the morbidity and mortality conference improvement study, phase 1Hanan J Aboumatar
Center for Innovations in Quality Patient Care, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287 0765, USA
Am J Med Qual 22:232-8. 2007..Models for best practices in conducting morbidity and mortality conferences are needed...
- No time to waste: decreasing patient wait times for chemotherapy administration using automated prioritization in an oncology pharmacy systemHanan J Aboumater
Center for Innovation in Quality Patient Care, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0765, USA
Am J Manag Care 14:309-16. 2008..To implement an automated pharmacy dispensing prioritization system and to evaluate its effect on the timing of dispensing and administration of chemotherapy...
- Improving urban African Americans' blood pressure control through multi-level interventions in the Achieving Blood Pressure Control Together (ACT) study: a randomized clinical trialPatti L Ephraim
Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
Contemp Clin Trials 38:370-82. 2014..However, studies of multi-level interventions designed specifically to improve urban African American patients' blood pressure self-management by simultaneously leveraging patient, family, and community strengths are lacking...
- A multi-level system quality improvement intervention to reduce racial disparities in hypertension care and control: study protocolLisa A Cooper
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 515, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Implement Sci 8:60. 2013..By intervening on multiple levels, this project aims to reduce disparities in blood pressure control and improve guideline concordant hypertension care...
- Adapting hypertension self-management interventions to enhance their sustained effectiveness among urban African AmericansJessica M Ameling
Departments of Medicine Mss Ameling, Bone, Flynn, and Lewis Boyer and Drs Levine, Hill Briggs, Fitzpatrick, Noronha, Cooper, Aboutamar, Albert and Boulware and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Dr Fagan and Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Dr Wolff, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore Maryland Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research Mss Ameling, Ephraim, Lewis Boyer, and Flynn and Drs Hill Briggs, Fitzpatrick, Cooper, and Boulware and Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Dr Albert, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland Departments of Epidemiology Ms Ephraim and Drs Cooper and Boulware, Health Behavior and Society Ms Bone and Drs Roter, Hill Briggs, and Cooper and Health Policy and Management Drs Levine and Wolff Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore Maryland Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Dr Fitzpatrick Center for Primary Care, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York Dr Noronha Johns Hopkins Health Care, LLC, Glen Burnie, Maryland Drs Noronha and Fagan Sister Together and Reaching, Inc, Baltimore, London WC1E 7HT
Fam Community Health 37:119-33. 2014..The process required substantial time and resources, and the adapted interventions will be tested in a randomized controlled trial. ..
- Promising Practices for Achieving Patient-centered Hospital Care: A National Study of High-performing US HospitalsHanan J Aboumatar
Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine Division, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Ain Shams University, School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt General Preventive Medicine Program, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Med Care 53:758-67. 2015..The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey measures patients' reports on clinician behaviors deemed by patients as key to a high-quality hospitalization experience...