Christine G Holzmueller

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Organising a manuscript reporting quality improvement or patient safety research
    Christine G Holzmueller
    Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:777-85. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Implementing a team-based daily goals sheet in a non-ICU setting
    Christine G Holzmueller
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:384-8, 341. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint A system factors analysis of "line, tube, and drain" incidents in the intensive care unit
    Dale M Needham
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1701-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) on safety culture in a surgical inpatient unit
    Joanne Timmel
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:252-60. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Toward learning from patient safety reporting systems
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Crit Care 21:305-15. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Improved prophylaxis and decreased rates of preventable harm with the use of a mandatory computerized clinical decision support tool for prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in trauma
    Elliott R Haut
    The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety Division of Acute Care Surgery, Departmen of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Surg 147:901-7. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Operating room debriefings
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Surgery, The John Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:407-10, 357. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of the Leapfrog Group's intensive care unit physician staffing standard
    Peter Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Crit Care 22:89-96. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Surfacing safety hazards using standardized operating room briefings and debriefings at a large regional medical center
    Jathin Bandari
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:154-60. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Improving patient safety in intensive care units in Michigan
    Peter J Pronovost
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Crit Care 23:207-21. 2008

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Organising a manuscript reporting quality improvement or patient safety research
    Christine G Holzmueller
    Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:777-85. 2013
    ..Nonetheless, many bemoan the whole manuscript writing process, intimidated by the arbitrary and somewhat opaque conventions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Implementing a team-based daily goals sheet in a non-ICU setting
    Christine G Holzmueller
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:384-8, 341. 2009
    ..This tool clarifies patient-centered goals, provides an accurate information source for each patient, and helps nurses communicate more effectively with one another and the surgical team...
  3. ncbi request reprint A system factors analysis of "line, tube, and drain" incidents in the intensive care unit
    Dale M Needham
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1701-7. 2005
    ..To analyze the system factors related to "line, tube, and drain" (LTD) incidents in the intensive care unit (ICU)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) on safety culture in a surgical inpatient unit
    Joanne Timmel
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:252-60. 2010
    ..Both are part of the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP), which improved safety in intensive care units but had not been evaluated in other inpatient settings...
  5. ncbi request reprint Toward learning from patient safety reporting systems
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Crit Care 21:305-15. 2006
    ..To evaluate the frequency and type of factors involved in incidents reported to a patient safety reporting system and answer specific questions to enhance the value of PSRS data to improve patient safety...
  6. doi request reprint Improved prophylaxis and decreased rates of preventable harm with the use of a mandatory computerized clinical decision support tool for prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in trauma
    Elliott R Haut
    The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety Division of Acute Care Surgery, Departmen of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Surg 147:901-7. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Operating room debriefings
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Surgery, The John Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:407-10, 357. 2006
    ..This tool helps assess factors that positively and negatively contributed to an adverse event, near miss, or inefficiency during an operation-or any procedure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of the Leapfrog Group's intensive care unit physician staffing standard
    Peter Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Crit Care 22:89-96. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Surfacing safety hazards using standardized operating room briefings and debriefings at a large regional medical center
    Jathin Bandari
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:154-60. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Improving patient safety in intensive care units in Michigan
    Peter J Pronovost
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Crit Care 23:207-21. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The team checkup tool: evaluating QI team activities and giving feedback to senior leaders
    Lisa H Lubomski
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:619-23, 561. 2008
    ..This tool can close the gap between hospital executives and frontline QI teams, improve knowledge of team activities, and help teams to identify and remedy barriers to progress...
  12. ncbi request reprint View the world through a different lens: shadowing another provider
    David A Thompson
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:614-8, 561. 2008
    ..The shadowing tool promotes understanding of other professions' roles in patient care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Developing process-support tools for patient safety: finding the balance between validity and feasibility
    Jill A Marsteller
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:604-7, 561. 2008
    ..The Johns Hopkins Quality and Safety Research Group, which has developed many process-support tools--three of which are reported in this issue--describes its approach to tool development...
  14. ncbi request reprint Teamwork in the operating room: frontline perspectives among hospitals and operating room personnel
    J Bryan Sexton
    The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Anesthesiology 105:877-84. 2006
    ..However, a reliable and widely used measurement tool for the operating room (OR) setting does not currently exist...
  15. ncbi request reprint A system factors analysis of airway events from the Intensive Care Unit Safety Reporting System (ICUSRS)
    Dale M Needham
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:2227-33. 2004
    ..To evaluate the contributing and limiting factors for airway events reported in the Intensive Care Unit Safety Reporting System (ICUSRS) developed in partnership with the Society of Critical Care Medicine...
  16. doi request reprint A multicenter, phased, cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in intensive care units*
    Jill A Marsteller
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:2933-9. 2012
    ..To determine the causal effects of an intervention proven effective in pre-post studies in reducing central line-associated bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit...
  17. ncbi request reprint A practical tool to learn from defects in patient care
    Peter J Pronovost
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:102-8. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint A check-up for safety culture in "my patient care area"
    J Bryan Sexton
    Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:699-703, 645. 2007
    ..The two-page Culture Check-Up Tool, which takes 30 to 60 minutes to complete as a group exercise, can help clinicians recognize and fix culture problems...
  19. ncbi request reprint Operating room briefings: working on the same page
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:351-5. 2006
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Frailty as a predictor of surgical outcomes in older patients
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Surgery, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 1550 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:901-8. 2010
    ..We designed a study to determine if frailty predicts surgical complications and enhances current perioperative risk models...
  21. ncbi request reprint Defining and measuring patient safety
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Surgery and Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 901 South Bond Street, Suite 318, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Crit Care Clin 21:1-19, vii. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Team care: beyond open and closed intensive care units
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 12:604-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this paper is to accelerate patient's exposure to the benefits of intensivists, and introduce team care in the intensive care unit...
  23. ncbi request reprint Using the Opportunity Estimator tool to improve engagement in a quality and safety intervention
    Jordan Duval-Arnould
    Division of Helath Sciences Infomatics, Johns Hopskin University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:41-7, 1. 2012
    ..This web-based tool translates CLABSI-related data into "opportunity estimates" of the patient lives and money that could be saved by reducing these infections...
  24. ncbi request reprint The organization of intensive care unit physician services
    Peter J Pronovost
    School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:2256-61. 2007
    ..do not meet the Leapfrog Physician Staffing standard, and to describe ICU directors' perceptions of the quality of care in their unit...
  25. ncbi request reprint How will we know patients are safer? An organization-wide approach to measuring and improving safety
    Peter Pronovost
    The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:1988-95. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Patient flow variability and unplanned readmissions to an intensive care unit
    David R Baker
    Center for Innovation in Quality Patient Care, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2882-7. 2009
    ..To determine whether high patient inflow volumes to an intensive care unit are associated with unplanned readmissions to the unit...
  27. doi request reprint Assessing and improving safety culture throughout an academic medical centre: a prospective cohort study
    Lori A Paine
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:547-54. 2010
    ..To describe the authors' hospital-wide efforts to improve safety climate at a large academic medical centre...
  28. doi request reprint Lessons from the Johns Hopkins Multi-Disciplinary Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prevention Collaborative
    Michael B Streiff
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMJ 344:e3935. 2012
    ..Risk-appropriate prophylaxis can prevent most VTE events, but only a small fraction of patients at risk receive this treatment...
  29. doi request reprint A mile in their shoes: interdisciplinary education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Sujay Pathak
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:462-7. 2010
    ..Quantitative and qualitative data indicate that this experience empowered students to collaborate more actively with the nonphysician colleagues, whom they would encounter in their careers, to provide coordinated patient care...
  30. doi request reprint Republished paper: assessing and improving safety culture throughout an academic medical centre: a prospective cohort study
    Lori A Paine
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Postgrad Med J 87:428-35. 2011
    ..176. Climate scores improved significantly from 2006 to 2008 in every domain except stress recognition. CONCLUSIONS Hospital-wide interventions were associated with improvements in safety climate at a large academic medical centre...
  31. ncbi request reprint Needlestick injuries among surgeons in training
    Martin A Makary
    Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, Baltimore 21231, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2693-9. 2007
    ..Surgeons in training are at high risk for needlestick injuries. The reporting of such injuries is a critical step in initiating early prophylaxis or treatment...
  32. ncbi request reprint A web-based tool for the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP)
    Peter J Pronovost
    Adult Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:119-29. 2006
    ..On a project's completion, the results are disseminated through a shared story (step 6)...
  33. doi request reprint Overview of progress in patient safety
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:5-10. 2011
    ..It also offers a framework to help organize patient safety research and improvement. Finally, this article offers ways the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists can organize and support future work...
  34. doi request reprint A framework for encouraging patient engagement in medical decision making
    Christine G Holzmueller
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Patient Saf 8:161-4. 2012
    ..We offer 3 strategies to encourage patients to make medical decisions and suggest implications for the field of patient safety...
  35. ncbi request reprint Operating room teamwork among physicians and nurses: teamwork in the eye of the beholder
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Surgery and Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:746-52. 2006
    ..Although efforts to improve patient safety through improving teamwork are growing, there is no validated tool to scientifically measure teamwork in the surgical setting...
  36. doi request reprint Developing and pilot testing practical measures of preanalytic surgical specimen identification defects
    Paul J Bixenstine
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:308-14. 2013
    ..2%-4.6%). Future research is needed to evaluate if hospitals are able to use these measures to assess interventions meant to reduce the frequency of specimen identification defects and improve patient safety. ..
  37. pmc Creating the web-based intensive care unit safety reporting system
    Christine G Holzmueller
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Street, Meyer 291, Baltimore, MD 21287 7294, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:130-9. 2005
    ..Qualitative and quantitative data are reported back to the ICU site study teams and frontline staff through monthly reports, case discussions, and a quarterly newsletter...