H R Rubin

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient ratings of dialysis care with peritoneal dialysis vs hemodialysis
    Haya R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, Quality of Care Research, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 291:697-703. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The advantages and disadvantages of process-based measures of health care quality
    H R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:469-74. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint From a process of care to a measure: the development and testing of a quality indicator
    H R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:489-96. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality assessment through patient self-report of symptoms prefiberoptic and postfiberoptic bronchoscopy
    G B Diette
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Chest 114:1446-53. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Why don't physicians follow clinical practice guidelines? A framework for improvement
    M D Cabana
    Department of Pediatrics, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 282:1458-65. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Frequency of patient-physician contact and patient outcomes in hemodialysis care
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:210-8. 2004
  7. pmc Evaluation of the culture of safety: survey of clinicians and managers in an academic medical center
    P J Pronovost
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:405-10. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of teaching quality improvement to clinicians: a systematic review
    Romsai T Boonyasai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 298:1023-37. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Discharging patients earlier in the day: a concept worth evaluating
    Steven J Kravet
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 26:142-6. 2007
  10. pmc Effect of student involvement on patient perceptions of ambulatory care visits: a randomized controlled trial
    Todd W Gress
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:420-7. 2002

Research Grants

  1. Mentorship in Quality of Care Research
    Haya Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient ratings of dialysis care with peritoneal dialysis vs hemodialysis
    Haya R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, Quality of Care Research, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 291:697-703. 2004
    ..In light of conflicting evidence of differential effects of dialysis modality on survival, patient experience becomes a more important consideration in choosing between hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis...
  2. ncbi request reprint The advantages and disadvantages of process-based measures of health care quality
    H R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:469-74. 2001
    ..In this essay, we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of process measures of quality, and outline some practical strategies and issues in implementing them...
  3. ncbi request reprint From a process of care to a measure: the development and testing of a quality indicator
    H R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:489-96. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality assessment through patient self-report of symptoms prefiberoptic and postfiberoptic bronchoscopy
    G B Diette
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Chest 114:1446-53. 1998
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Why don't physicians follow clinical practice guidelines? A framework for improvement
    M D Cabana
    Department of Pediatrics, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 282:1458-65. 1999
    ..Despite wide promulgation, clinical practice guidelines have had limited effect on changing physician behavior. Little is known about the process and factors involved in changing physician practices in response to guidelines...
  6. ncbi request reprint Frequency of patient-physician contact and patient outcomes in hemodialysis care
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:210-8. 2004
    ....
  7. pmc Evaluation of the culture of safety: survey of clinicians and managers in an academic medical center
    P J Pronovost
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:405-10. 2003
    ..The specific aims of this study were to evaluate the extent to which the culture supports patient safety at JHH and the extent to which safety is a strategic priority...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of teaching quality improvement to clinicians: a systematic review
    Romsai T Boonyasai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 298:1023-37. 2007
    ..Accreditation requirements mandate teaching quality improvement (QI) concepts to medical trainees, yet little is known about the effectiveness of teaching QI...
  9. ncbi request reprint Discharging patients earlier in the day: a concept worth evaluating
    Steven J Kravet
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 26:142-6. 2007
    ..Mean time of day of discharge was 13:39 for the intervention group versus 15:45 for the control group (P<.001). If reproduced successfully, this process could improve quality at an important transition point in patient care...
  10. pmc Effect of student involvement on patient perceptions of ambulatory care visits: a randomized controlled trial
    Todd W Gress
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:420-7. 2002
    ..To determine if patient satisfaction with ambulatory care visits differs when medical students participate in the visit...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction with bronchoscopy
    Noah Lechtzin
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:1326-31. 2002
    ..Sicker patients may be at a risk of dissatisfaction with FB. Process of care measures that could improve satisfaction with FB include providing better information to patients and optimizing the experience of bronchoscope insertion...
  12. pmc Hospitalists and an innovative emergency department admission process
    Eric E Howell
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:266-8. 2004
    ..Postintervention, admission times averaged 18 minutes for transfer to the ward compared to 2.5 hours preintervention, while pre- and postintervention length of stay and mortality rates remained similar...
  13. ncbi request reprint Distraction therapy with nature sights and sounds reduces pain during flexible bronchoscopy: a complementary approach to routine analgesia
    Gregory B Diette
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Chest 123:941-8. 2003
    ..To determine whether distraction therapy with nature sights and sounds during flexible bronchoscopy (FB) reduces pain and anxiety...
  14. ncbi request reprint Racial and gender disparities in receipt of highly active antiretroviral therapy persist in a multistate sample of HIV patients in 2001
    Kelly A Gebo
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:96-103. 2005
    ..We examined whether demographic disparities in the use of HAART persist in 2001 and if outpatient care is associated with HAART utilization...
  15. ncbi request reprint Domains of health-related quality of life important to patients with giant cell arteritis
    David B Hellmann
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:819-25. 2003
    ..To determine aspects of quality of life (QOL) important to people with giant cell arteritis (GCA)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive discharge planning with postdischarge support for older patients with congestive heart failure: a meta-analysis
    Christopher O Phillips
    Quality of Care Research and General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 291:1358-67. 2004
    ..Comprehensive discharge planning plus postdischarge support may reduce readmission rates for older patients with congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are critical pathways effective for reducing postoperative length of stay?
    Sydney Morss Dy
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 41:637-48. 2003
    ..Many hospitals use critical pathways to attempt to reduce postoperative length of stay (PLOS) for diverse conditions and procedures...
  18. ncbi request reprint Developing a health-related quality-of-life measure for end-stage renal disease: The CHOICE Health Experience Questionnaire
    A W Wu
    Departments of Health Policy and Management and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205-2223, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 37:11-21. 2001
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Utility of on-site cytopathology assessment for bronchoscopic evaluation of lung masses and adenopathy
    G B Diette
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Chest 117:1186-90. 2000
    ..To determine the extent to which on-site cytopathology assessment improves diagnostic yield when sampling lung nodules or masses and/or hilar or mediastinal lymphadenopathy by fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FOB)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reasons for pediatrician nonadherence to asthma guidelines
    M D Cabana
    Division of Pediatrics, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:1057-62. 2001
    ..The 1997 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) asthma guidelines include recommendations on how to improve the quality of care for asthma...
  21. ncbi request reprint Why do patients and families request transfers to tertiary care? a qualitative study
    Sydney Morss Dy
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1846-53. 2005
    ..Our results also highlight the importance of including patient or surrogate perspectives in evaluations of the appropriateness of care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Eliminating catheter-related bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit
    Sean M Berenholtz
    Departments of Anesthesiology CCM and Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:2014-20. 2004
    ..To determine whether a multifaceted systems intervention would eliminate catheter-related bloodstream infections (CR-BSIs)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Use of dialysis educators beyond nurses and physicians and outcomes in patients with kidney failure
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:424-32. 2005
    ..Use of nonmedical staff for patient education at dialysis centers has a limited but positive effect on patient satisfaction and hospitalization...
  24. ncbi request reprint Is health plan employer data and information set performance associated with withdrawal from medicare managed care?
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Med Care 40:212-26. 2002
    ..6 million beneficiaries. Some plans claim that providing higher quality care raises costs, lowers profits, and spurs withdrawal because plans cannot sustain high quality care under current payment levels...
  25. ncbi request reprint The relationship between age and process of care and patient tolerance of bronchoscopy
    Boyd T Hehn
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Allergy, Immunology, and Sleep Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:917-22. 2003
    ..To determine whether patient age is associated with differences in flexible bronchoscopy technique and tolerance...
  26. ncbi request reprint The value of patient-reported health status in predicting short-term outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Lesley H Curtis
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, USA
    Med Care 40:1090-100. 2002
    ..Patient-reported health status may be an important independent predictor of short-term health outcomes...
  27. pmc Design and testing of a tool for evaluating the quality of diabetes consumer-information Web sites
    Joshua J Seidman
    Center for Information Therapy, Healthwise, Inc, 600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Med Internet Res 5:e30. 2003
    ..Most existing tools for measuring the quality of Internet health information focus almost exclusively on structural criteria or other proxies for quality information rather than evaluating actual accuracy and comprehensiveness...
  28. ncbi request reprint Complexity of program and clinical outcomes of heart failure disease management incorporating specialist nurse-led heart failure clinics. A meta-regression analysis
    Christopher O Phillips
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:333-41. 2005
    ..To determine whether a hierarchy of effectiveness exists with respect to complexity of published protocols of heart failure (HF) disease management (DM) incorporating specialist nurse-led HF clinics...
  29. ncbi request reprint Using participant information to develop a tool for the evaluation of community health worker outreach services
    Kaytura L Felix-Aaron
    Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:87-96. 2002
    ..We report how we used client information to develop a brief questionnaire evaluating CHW services...
  30. pmc Conceptual framework for a new tool for evaluating the quality of diabetes consumer-information Web sites
    Joshua J Seidman
    Center for Information Therapy, Healthwise, Inc, 600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Med Internet Res 5:e29. 2003
    ..Most existing tools for measuring the quality of Internet health information focus almost exclusively on structural criteria or other proxies for quality of information, rather than evaluating information accuracy and comprehensiveness...

Research Grants1

  1. Mentorship in Quality of Care Research
    Haya Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The award would allow her to mentor trainees one-on-one for the quality improvement projects above as well as others conducted by fellows, graduate students and junior faculty in future years. ..