Marlene R Miller

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Roles for children's hospitals in pediatric collaborative improvement networks
    Marlene Miller
    Children s Hospital Association, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
    Pediatrics 131:S215-8. 2013
  2. pmc Medication errors in paediatric care: a systematic review of epidemiology and an evaluation of evidence supporting reduction strategy recommendations
    Marlene R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:116-26. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Decreasing PICU catheter-associated bloodstream infections: NACHRI's quality transformation efforts
    Marlene R Miller
    MSc, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Children s Center, CMSC 1 141, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 125:206-13. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Reducing PICU central line-associated bloodstream infections: 3-year results
    Marlene R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e1077-83. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Burden of illness for children and where we stand in measuring the quality of this health care
    Marlene R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:268-78. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Pediatric patient safety in hospitals: a national picture in 2000
    Marlene R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1741-6. 2004
  7. pmc Computer based medication error reporting: insights and implications
    M R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics and Center for Innovations in Quality Patient Care, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:208-13. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatric patient safety in the ambulatory setting
    Marlene R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:47-54. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Patient safety events during pediatric hospitalizations
    Marlene R Miller
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1358-66. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Reducing health care hazards: lessons from the commercial aviation safety team
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w479-89. 2009

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. doi request reprint Roles for children's hospitals in pediatric collaborative improvement networks
    Marlene Miller
    Children s Hospital Association, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
    Pediatrics 131:S215-8. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Medication errors in paediatric care: a systematic review of epidemiology and an evaluation of evidence supporting reduction strategy recommendations
    Marlene R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:116-26. 2007
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Decreasing PICU catheter-associated bloodstream infections: NACHRI's quality transformation efforts
    Marlene R Miller
    MSc, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Children s Center, CMSC 1 141, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 125:206-13. 2010
    ..In this study, we aimed to develop and evaluate effective catheter-care practices to reduce pediatric CA-BSIs...
  4. doi request reprint Reducing PICU central line-associated bloodstream infections: 3-year results
    Marlene R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e1077-83. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Burden of illness for children and where we stand in measuring the quality of this health care
    Marlene R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:268-78. 2005
    ..Measures of health care quality for children are not as well developed as those for adults. It is also unclear the extent to which the current pool of measures address common causes of illness and health care utilization for children...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pediatric patient safety in hospitals: a national picture in 2000
    Marlene R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1741-6. 2004
    ..To describe potential patient safety events for hospitalized children, examine associated factors, and explore impacts of safety events...
  7. pmc Computer based medication error reporting: insights and implications
    M R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics and Center for Innovations in Quality Patient Care, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:208-13. 2006
    ..Despite the growing use of error reporting tools, the healthcare industry is inexperienced in receiving, understanding, and analyzing these reports...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatric patient safety in the ambulatory setting
    Marlene R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:47-54. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Patient safety events during pediatric hospitalizations
    Marlene R Miller
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1358-66. 2003
    ..Our objective was to describe potential patient safety events for hospitalized children, using the patient safety indicators (PSIs), and examine associations with these events...
  10. doi request reprint Reducing health care hazards: lessons from the commercial aviation safety team
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w479-89. 2009
    ..We propose a similar partnership in the health care community to coordinate national efforts and move patient safety and quality forward...
  11. doi request reprint Reduction of catheter-associated bloodstream infections in pediatric patients: experimentation and reality
    Christopher McKee
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:40-6. 2008
    ..Few data exist on successes at reducing pediatric catheter-associated bloodstream infections (CA-BSI). The objective was to eradicate CA-BSI with a multifaceted pediatric-relevant intervention proven effective in adult patients...
  12. doi request reprint Prescribing errors in a pediatric emergency department
    Michael L Rinke
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:1-8. 2008
    ..To determine the frequency, prescriber, and type of prescribing errors in written in-house orders and ambulatory prescriptions in a pediatric emergency department (PED)...
  13. doi request reprint Transition from a traditional code team to a medical emergency team and categorization of cardiopulmonary arrests in a children's center
    Elizabeth A Hunt
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Blalock 904, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:117-22. 2008
    ..To study the effect of an intervention on prevention of respiratory arrest and cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) and to characterize ward CPAs by preceding signs and symptoms and initial cardiac rhythm...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bringing central line-associated bloodstream infection prevention home: CLABSI definitions and prevention policies in home health care agencies
    Michael L Rinke
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:361-70. 2013
    ..07.04.01), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) CLABSI prevention recommendations, and a best-practice central line care bundle for inpatients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Patient safety rounds in a pediatric tertiary care center
    Michael L Rinke
    Department of Pediatrics, John Hopkins University, Balitimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:5-12. 2008
    ..Completed issues were categorized into both Modified Vincent and University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) categorization schemes to compare and contrast their attributes...
  16. doi request reprint Perspective: Physician leadership in quality
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Acad Med 84:1651-6. 2009
    ..For AMCs to achieve significant improvements in quality and safety, they must invest in physician-leaders and in the support these leaders need to carry out their educational and operational roles...
  17. doi request reprint Pediatric antidepressant medication errors in a national error reporting database
    Michael L Rinke
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:129-36. 2010
    ..To describe inpatient and outpatient pediatric antidepressant medication errors...
  18. doi request reprint Measurement of quality and assurance of safety in the critically ill
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Clin Chest Med 30:169-79, x. 2009
    ..Future research should seek to create a scientifically sound and feasible safety scorecard and improve performance...
  19. doi request reprint Urgency of emergency department visits by children with sickle cell disease: a comparison of 3 chronic conditions
    David G Bundy
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Quality and Safety, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Acad Pediatr 11:333-41. 2011
    ..This study examined ED use by children with SCD by comparing the urgency of ED visits among children with SCD, asthma, and diabetes mellitus...
  20. ncbi request reprint Excess length of stay, charges, and mortality attributable to medical injuries during hospitalization
    Chunliu Zhan
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    JAMA 290:1868-74. 2003
    ..Although medical injuries are recognized as a major hazard in the health care system, little is known about their impact...
  21. pmc Implementation of a central line maintenance care bundle in hospitalized pediatric oncology patients
    Michael L Rinke
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, 2091 Rubenstein Child Health Building, 200 N Wolfe St, Baltimore MD, 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e996-e1004. 2012
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Assessing controlled substance prescribing errors in a pediatric teaching hospital: an analysis of the safety of analgesic prescription practice in the transition from the hospital to home
    Benjamin H Lee
    Department of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pain 10:160-6. 2009
    ..The high rate of prescribing errors highlights the importance of developing, testing and implementing effective error-prevention strategies, especially in high-risk medications such as narcotics...
  23. doi request reprint Ambulatory care connections of Medicaid-insured children with sickle cell disease
    David G Bundy
    Division of Quality and Safety, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 59:888-94. 2012
    ..We examined when children with SCD establish ambulatory care connections, whether these connections are maintained, and how these connections are used before and after hospitalizations...
  24. doi request reprint Medication errors in neonates
    Theodora A Stavroudis
    Eudowood Neonatal Pulmonary Division, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Perinatol 35:141-61, ix. 2008
    ..Safety initiatives applicable to minimizing medication errors also are discussed...
  25. doi request reprint Can teaching medical students to investigate medication errors change their attitudes towards patient safety?
    Robert A Dudas
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:319-25. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of a patient-safety curriculum administered during a paediatric clerkship on medical students' attitudes towards patient safety...
  26. ncbi request reprint Medication errors in the ambulatory treatment of pediatric attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    David G Bundy
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:552-9, 497. 2008
    ..Of 361 reports of errors involving pediatric attention deficit hyperactivity disorder from 2003 to 2005, 82% reached the patient but were not harmful; more serious errors were rare...
  27. doi request reprint Cardiovascular medication errors in children
    Diana C Alexander
    Department of Pediatrics, St Luke s Regional Medical Center, Boise, Idaho 83712, USA
    Pediatrics 124:324-32. 2009
    ..We sought to describe pediatric cardiovascular medication errors and to determine patients and medications with more-frequently reported and/or more-harmful errors...
  28. doi request reprint Pediatric safety incidents from an intensive care reporting system
    Julia Lynn Skapik
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Patient Saf 5:95-101. 2009
    ..This study examined the demographic factors, types of events, contributing system factors, and harm associated with incidents that occur in pediatric intensive care units...
  29. doi request reprint Pediatric vaccination errors: application of the "5 rights" framework to a national error reporting database
    David G Bundy
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Vaccine 27:3890-6. 2009
    ..In this largest-ever analysis of pediatric vaccination errors, error types were associated with predictable vaccine-related human factors challenges. Efforts to reduce pediatric vaccination errors should focus on these human factors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Increased catheter-related bloodstream infection rates after the introduction of a new mechanical valve intravenous access port
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, The John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:67-70. 2006
    ..We report a significant increase in catheter-related bloodstream infections after the introduction of a new needle-free positive-pressure mechanical valve intravenous access port at our institution...
  31. ncbi request reprint Demonstrating high reliability on accountability measures at the Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Peter J Pronovost
    Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, John Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:531-44. 2013
    ..The Johns Hopkins Medicine board of trustees committed to high reliability and to providing > or = 96% of patients with the recommended therapies...
  32. ncbi request reprint Electronic health record-based monitoring of primary care patients at risk of medication-related toxicity
    David G Bundy
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:216-23. 2012
    ....
  33. pmc The effects of HMO penetration on preventable hospitalizations
    Chunliu Zhan
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:345-61. 2004
    ..To examine the effects of health maintenance organization (HMO) penetration on preventable hospitalizations...
  34. ncbi request reprint Paying the piper: investing in infrastructure for patient safety
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Surgery, and Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:342-8. 2008
    ..Since 2001, the Johns Hopkins Hospital has increased its investment in human capital at the patient care, unit/team, and organization levels to improve patient safety...
  35. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of pediatric chemotherapy medication errors in a national error reporting database
    Michael L Rinke
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 110:186-95. 2007
    ..Little is known regarding chemotherapy medication errors in pediatrics despite studies suggesting high rates of overall pediatric medication errors. In this study, the authors examined patterns in pediatric chemotherapy errors...
  36. doi request reprint Simulation of in-hospital pediatric medical emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrests: highlighting the importance of the first 5 minutes
    Elizabeth A Hunt
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e34-43. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Tracking progress in patient safety: an elusive target
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    JAMA 296:696-9. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Suboptimal prescribing in elderly outpatients: potentially harmful drug-drug and drug-disease combinations
    Chunliu Zhan
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:262-7. 2005
    ..To assess the prevalence and correlates of potentially harmful drug-drug combinations and drug-disease combinations prescribed for elderly patients at outpatient settings...
  39. pmc Burden of influenza-related hospitalizations among children with sickle cell disease
    David G Bundy
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, CMSC 2 121, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 125:234-43. 2010
    ....
  40. pmc Accuracy and usefulness of the HEDIS childhood immunization measures
    David G Bundy
    Division of Quality and Safety, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 129:648-56. 2012
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Pediatric resident education about medical errors
    Kathleen E Walsh
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:514-7. 2004
    ..National organizations have called for patient safety curricula to help reduce the incidence of errors. Little is known about what trainees are taught about medical errors...
  42. ncbi request reprint Decreasing errors in pediatric continuous intravenous infusions
    Christoph U Lehmann
    Johns Hopkins Children s Medical and Surgical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:225-30. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of a Web-based calculator and decision-support system on infusion ordering errors and to estimate error frequency in pharmacy infusion preparation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Outcomes research in pediatric settings: recent trends and future directions
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 111:171-8. 2003
    ..Pediatric outcomes research examines the effects of health care delivered in everyday medical settings on the health of children and adolescents. It is an area of inquiry in its nascent stages of development...
  44. ncbi request reprint A national profile of patient safety in U.S. hospitals
    Patrick S Romano
    Division of General Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:154-66. 2003
    ..The PSIs may be used in AHRQ's National Quality Report, while providers may use them to screen for preventable complications, target opportunities for improvement, and benchmark performance...
  45. ncbi request reprint HIM's role in monitoring patient safety
    Patrick S Romano
    UC Davis Division of General Medicine, Stanford University, USA
    J AHIMA 73:72-4. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Relationship between performance measurement and accreditation: implications for quality of care and patient safety
    Marlene R Miller
    Advisory Council on Performance Measurement for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations JCAHO and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    Am J Med Qual 20:239-52. 2005
    ..There is a need to continuously reevaluate all measurement tools to ensure they are providing the public with reliable, consistent information about health care quality and safety...
  47. ncbi request reprint Authors incorrectly cited classification of adverse-event codes
    Jennifer A Taylor
    Pediatrics 116:1259-60; author reply 1260. 2005
  48. doi request reprint Toward transparent clinical policies
    Richard N Shiffman
    Pediatrics 121:643-6. 2008
    ....