B Leff

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Substitutive "hospital at home" versus inpatient care for elderly patients with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a prospective randomized, controlled trial
    Nicoletta Aimonino Ricauda
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:493-500. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Gizmo idolatry
    Bruce Leff
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    JAMA 299:1830-2. 2008
  3. pmc The prevalence of clinically-relevant comorbid conditions in patients with physician-diagnosed COPD: a cross-sectional study using data from NHANES 1999-2008
    Kerry Schnell
    Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:26. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Rapid reengineering of acute medical care for Medicare beneficiaries: the Medicare innovations collaborative
    Bruce Leff
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1204-15. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of stress experienced by family members of patients treated in hospital at home with that of those receiving traditional acute hospital care
    Bruce Leff
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:117-23. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with hospital at home care
    Bruce Leff
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1355-63. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The reading habits of medicine clerks at one medical school: frequency, usefulness, and difficulties
    Bruce Leff
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Acad Med 81:489-94. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Hospital at home: feasibility and outcomes of a program to provide hospital-level care at home for acutely ill older patients
    Bruce Leff
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:798-808. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of functional outcomes associated with hospital at home care and traditional acute hospital care
    Bruce Leff
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:273-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Guided care and the cost of complex healthcare: a preliminary report
    Bruce Leff
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:555-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Substitutive "hospital at home" versus inpatient care for elderly patients with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a prospective randomized, controlled trial
    Nicoletta Aimonino Ricauda
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:493-500. 2008
    ..To evaluate hospital readmission rates and mortality at 6-month follow-up in selected elderly patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  2. doi request reprint Gizmo idolatry
    Bruce Leff
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    JAMA 299:1830-2. 2008
  3. pmc The prevalence of clinically-relevant comorbid conditions in patients with physician-diagnosed COPD: a cross-sectional study using data from NHANES 1999-2008
    Kerry Schnell
    Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:26. 2012
    ..The objective of this analysis was to estimate the prevalence of comorbidity in COPD using nationally-representative data...
  4. doi request reprint Rapid reengineering of acute medical care for Medicare beneficiaries: the Medicare innovations collaborative
    Bruce Leff
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1204-15. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of stress experienced by family members of patients treated in hospital at home with that of those receiving traditional acute hospital care
    Bruce Leff
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:117-23. 2008
    ..To compare differences in the stress experienced by family members of patients cared for in a physician-led substitutive Hospital at Home (HaH) and those receiving traditional acute hospital care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with hospital at home care
    Bruce Leff
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1355-63. 2006
    ..To examine differences in satisfaction with acute care between patients who received treatment in a physician-led substitutive Hospital at Home program and those who received usual acute hospital care...
  7. ncbi request reprint The reading habits of medicine clerks at one medical school: frequency, usefulness, and difficulties
    Bruce Leff
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Acad Med 81:489-94. 2006
    ..Understanding issues related to student reading habits may provide insights and opportunities for medical educators to develop methods to improve clerks' clinical clerkship experiences and their information literacy skills...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hospital at home: feasibility and outcomes of a program to provide hospital-level care at home for acutely ill older patients
    Bruce Leff
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:798-808. 2005
    ..Acutely ill older persons often experience adverse events when cared for in the acute care hospital...
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of functional outcomes associated with hospital at home care and traditional acute hospital care
    Bruce Leff
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:273-8. 2009
    ..To compare differences in the functional outcomes experienced by patients cared for in Hospital at Home (HaH) and traditional acute hospital care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Guided care and the cost of complex healthcare: a preliminary report
    Bruce Leff
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:555-9. 2009
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the preliminary effects of GC on health service utilization and costs...
  11. ncbi request reprint The future history of home care and physician house calls in the United States
    B Leff
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M603-8. 2001
    ..S. health care system...
  12. ncbi request reprint Early effects of "Guided Care" on the quality of health care for multimorbid older persons: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Chad Boult
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:321-7. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Substitutive Hospital at Home for older persons: effects on costs
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:49-56. 2009
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Medicare home health patients' transitions through acute and post-acute care settings
    Jennifer L Wolff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Care 46:1188-93. 2008
    ....
  15. pmc The effects of guided care on the perceived quality of health care for multi-morbid older persons: 18-month outcomes from a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:235-42. 2010
    ..The quality of health care for older Americans with chronic conditions is suboptimal...
  16. pmc A pilot test of the effect of guided care on the quality of primary care experiences for multimorbid older adults
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:536-42. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of a pilot intervention to enhance the quality of primary care experiences for chronically ill older persons (Guided Care)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Guided care for multimorbid older adults
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Gerontologist 47:697-704. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the feasibility of a new model of health care designed to improve the quality of life and the efficiency of resource use for older adults with multimorbidity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    G Michael Harper
    Acad Med 79:S70-1. 2004
  19. pmc The effect of computerized provider order entry on medical student clerkship experiences
    Amy M Knight
    CIMS Division, ASC Building, Room 262, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:554-60. 2005
    ..To describe medical students' attitudes toward placing orders during training, and the effect of computerized provider order entry (CPOE) on their learning experiences...
  20. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and involuntary weight loss: a pilot study of an educational intervention for nursing home surveyors
    Joan C Chang
    The Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Baltimore, MD 21239, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:110-4. 2007
    ..To describe the knowledge and attitudes of nursing home (NH) surveyors before and after a brief educational intervention related to nutrition and involuntary weight loss in nursing home residents...
  21. doi request reprint Physician evaluation and management of Medicare home health patients
    Jennifer L Wolff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 47:1147-55. 2009
    ..The Medicare home health benefit is predicated on physician referral and involvement. In this study, we investigated (1) the frequency and (2) implications of home health patients' evaluation and management by community physicians...
  22. pmc Effects of guided care on family caregivers
    Jennifer L Wolff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Gerontologist 50:459-70. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether GC improves patients' primary caregivers' depressive symptoms, strain, productivity, and perceptions of the quality of care recipients' chronic illness care...
  23. ncbi request reprint Future directions: alternative approaches to traditional hospital care-home hospital
    B Leff
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 14:851-61. 1998
    ..Challenges associated with the development and study of home hospitals as well as several specific home hospital models are reviewed. The need for continued study and the potential of home hospital are discussed...
  24. doi request reprint Successful models of comprehensive care for older adults with chronic conditions: evidence for the Institute of Medicine's "retooling for an aging America" report
    Chad Boult
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2328-37. 2009
    ..S. healthcare system. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services would need new statutory flexibility to pay for care by the nurses, social workers, pharmacists, and physicians who staff these promising models...
  25. doi request reprint Hospital at home
    Jennifer Cheng
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 25:79-91, vi. 2009
    ..Dissemination of HaH in integrated delivery systems is feasible. Widespread dissemination of HaH in the United States will require payment reform that acknowledges the role of HaH in the health care system...
  26. doi request reprint Health care provider evaluation of a substitutive model of hospital at home
    Jill A Marsteller
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Care 47:979-85. 2009
    ..To evaluate Hospital at Home (HaH), a substitute for inpatient care, from the perspectives of participating providers...
  27. doi request reprint Perspective: transforming chronic care for older persons
    Chad Boult
    Roger C Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Acad Med 83:627-31. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Health of Medicare Advantage plan enrollees at 1 year after Hurricane Katrina
    Lynda C Burton
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:13-22. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Educational epidemiology
    G Michael Harper
    JAMA 292:2970; author reply 2970-1. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Home hospital-toward a tighter definition
    Bruce Leff
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2141. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for older patients with diabetes mellitus with comorbidity
    Cynthia M Boyd
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:553-4; author reply 554. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Patterns of prevalent major chronic disease among older adults in the United States
    Carlos O Weiss
    JAMA 298:1160-2. 2007
  33. ncbi request reprint Adverse events following discharge from the hospital
    Bruce Leff
    Ann Intern Med 140:231; author reply 232-3. 2004