D J Magid

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A pharmacist-led, American Heart Association Heart360 Web-enabled home blood pressure monitoring program
    David J Magid
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, 10065 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:157-63. 2013
  2. pmc Assessing response bias from missing quality of life data: the Heckman method
    Anne E Sales
    HSR and D Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:49. 2004
  3. pmc The association between clinical integration of care and transfer of veterans with acute coronary syndromes from primary care VHA hospitals
    Anne E Sales
    Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:2. 2005
  4. pmc Impaired heart rate recovery is associated with new-onset atrial fibrillation: a prospective cohort study
    Thomas M Maddox
    Cardiology Section, Denver VAMC, Denver, CO, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:11. 2009
  5. pmc The association between processes, structures and outcomes of secondary prevention care among VA ischemic heart disease patients
    P Michael Ho
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:6. 2006
  6. pmc Adherence to cardioprotective medications and mortality among patients with diabetes and ischemic heart disease
    P Michael Ho
    Cardiology Section, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:48. 2006
  7. pmc The impact of diabetes on one-year health status outcomes following acute coronary syndromes
    Pamela N Peterson
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:41. 2006
  8. doi request reprint The safety of emergency care systems: Results of a survey of clinicians in 65 US emergency departments
    David J Magid
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado and the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:715-23.e1. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Older emergency department patients with acute myocardial infarction receive lower quality of care than younger patients
    David J Magid
    Kaiser Permanente Clinical Research Unit, Denver, CO 90237 8066, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:14-21. 2005
  10. pmc Comparative effectiveness of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors versus beta-blockers as second-line therapy for hypertension
    David J Magid
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, University of Colorado, 10065 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:453-8. 2010

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Publications82

  1. doi request reprint A pharmacist-led, American Heart Association Heart360 Web-enabled home blood pressure monitoring program
    David J Magid
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, 10065 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:157-63. 2013
    ..To determine whether a pharmacist-led, Heart360-enabled, home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) intervention improves blood pressure (BP) control compared with usual care (UC)...
  2. pmc Assessing response bias from missing quality of life data: the Heckman method
    Anne E Sales
    HSR and D Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:49. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to demonstrate the use of the Heckman two-step method to assess and correct for bias due to missing health related quality of life (HRQL) surveys in a clinical study of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients...
  3. pmc The association between clinical integration of care and transfer of veterans with acute coronary syndromes from primary care VHA hospitals
    Anne E Sales
    Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:2. 2005
    ....
  4. pmc Impaired heart rate recovery is associated with new-onset atrial fibrillation: a prospective cohort study
    Thomas M Maddox
    Cardiology Section, Denver VAMC, Denver, CO, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:11. 2009
    ..However, whether impaired HRR is associated with incident AF is unknown. We studied the association of impaired HRR with the development of incident AF, after controlling for demographic and clinical confounders...
  5. pmc The association between processes, structures and outcomes of secondary prevention care among VA ischemic heart disease patients
    P Michael Ho
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:6. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Adherence to cardioprotective medications and mortality among patients with diabetes and ischemic heart disease
    P Michael Ho
    Cardiology Section, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:48. 2006
    ..Clinical practice guidelines recommend multiple cardioprotective medications to reduce recurrent events. We evaluated the association between cardioprotective medication adherence and mortality among patients with diabetes and IHD...
  7. pmc The impact of diabetes on one-year health status outcomes following acute coronary syndromes
    Pamela N Peterson
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:41. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between diabetes and patients' health status outcomes one year after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  8. doi request reprint The safety of emergency care systems: Results of a survey of clinicians in 65 US emergency departments
    David J Magid
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado and the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:715-23.e1. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess the degree to which EDs are designed, managed, and supported in ways that ensure patient safety...
  9. ncbi request reprint Older emergency department patients with acute myocardial infarction receive lower quality of care than younger patients
    David J Magid
    Kaiser Permanente Clinical Research Unit, Denver, CO 90237 8066, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:14-21. 2005
    ..We assessed the independent relationship between age and the quality of medical care provided to patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with acute myocardial infarction...
  10. pmc Comparative effectiveness of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors versus beta-blockers as second-line therapy for hypertension
    David J Magid
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, University of Colorado, 10065 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:453-8. 2010
    ..However, no trial has assessed the comparative effectiveness of 2nd-line therapy in patients whose BP was not controlled with a thiazide diuretic...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adherence to CDC STD guideline recommendations for the treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in two managed care organizations
    David J Magid
    Clinical Research Unit, Colorado Permanente Medical Group, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:30-2. 2003
    ..GOAL The goal was to assess adherence to the CDC guideline recommendations for the treatment of genital chlamydial infection, by clinicians at two group model managed care organizations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Designing a research agenda to improve the quality of emergency care
    David J Magid
    Clinical Research Unit, Colorado Permanente Medical Group, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:1124-30. 2002
    ..Research to improve the quality of emergency care can benefit from a more systematic consideration of the domains of quality and the research steps necessary to generate evidence and inform quality improvement efforts in practice...
  13. ncbi request reprint A multimodal blood pressure control intervention in 3 healthcare systems
    David J Magid
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, 10065 E Harvard Ave, Ste 300, Denver, CO 80231 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 17:e96-e103. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint A multimodal blood pressure control intervention in 3 healthcare systems
    David J Magid
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:e96-103. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Relation between hospital primary angioplasty volume and mortality for patients with acute MI treated with primary angioplasty vs thrombolytic therapy
    D J Magid
    Colorado Permanente Clinical Research Unit, 10350 E Dakota Ave, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    JAMA 284:3131-8. 2000
    ..However, no large studies have directly compared outcomes of primary angioplasty vs thrombolytic therapy as a function of institutional experience...
  16. ncbi request reprint Implications of the failure to identify high-risk electrocardiogram findings for the quality of care of patients with acute myocardial infarction: results of the Emergency Department Quality in Myocardial Infarction (EDQMI) study
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Circulation 114:1565-71. 2006
    ..Our goal was to assess the prevalence of the failure to identify high-risk ECG findings in ED patients with AMI and to determine whether this failure is associated with lower-quality care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Attendance and graduation patterns in a group-model health maintenance organization alternative cardiac rehabilitation program
    Andria M Ratchford
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:150-6. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the participation rates for the program and the predictors of attendance and graduation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life predicts emergency department utilization for patients with asthma
    David J Magid
    Clinical Research Unit, Colorado Permanente Medical Group, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:551-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate health-related quality of life as a risk factor for subsequent emergency department (ED) utilization in a cohort of patients with asthma...
  19. doi request reprint Importance of therapy intensification and medication nonadherence for blood pressure control in patients with coronary disease
    P Michael Ho
    Cardiology Section, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1055 Clermont St, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:271-6. 2008
    ..Despite the importance of blood pressure (BP) control in secondary prevention, a significant proportion of patients with coronary disease have uncontrolled BP...
  20. pmc Missed opportunities in cardiovascular disease prevention?: low rates of hypertension recognition for women at medicine and obstetrics-gynecology clinics
    Julie Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Hypertension 57:717-22. 2011
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  21. pmc Parental decline of pneumococcal vaccination and risk of pneumococcal related disease in children
    Jason M Glanz
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Vaccine 29:994-9. 2011
    ..This study examined the association between the parental decision to decline pneumococcal conjugate (PCV7) vaccinations and the risk of hospitalization due to pneumococcal disease or lobar pneumonia in children...
  22. pmc Trends in time to confirmation and recognition of new-onset hypertension, 2002-2006
    Joe V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    Hypertension 56:605-11. 2010
    ..Variability in office-based blood pressure readings suggests that further improvements in recognition and treatment may be achieved with more specific automated approaches to identifying hypertension...
  23. pmc Randomized trial to improve prescribing safety during pregnancy
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado Clinical Research Unit, PO Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:440-50. 2007
    ..S. Food and Drug Administration pregnancy risk category D or X medications was effective in decreasing dispensings of these medications...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of asthma control in a random sample of asthmatic patients
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    J Asthma 44:341-5. 2007
    ..0001), COPD (p < 0.0001), absence of regular specialist care (p = 0.006), higher BMI (p = 0.01), gastroesophageal reflux (p = 0.02), not being Caucasian (p = 0.04), and low income (p = 0.04)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial to improve prescribing safety in ambulatory elderly patients
    Marsha A Raebel
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado 80237 8066, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:977-85. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint The relationship between asthma-specific quality of life and asthma control
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Asthma 44:391-5. 2007
    ..57-0.64); and lowest with the environment domain (r = 0.38-0.43). Asthma control tools reflect the symptoms and activity themes of asthma quality of life well, but reflect the environmental domain less well...
  27. ncbi request reprint Primary care provider turnover and quality in managed care organizations
    Mary E Plomondon
    Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colo 80220, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:465-72. 2007
    ..To examine the association between primary care provider turnover in managed care organizations and measures of member satisfaction and preventive care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Asthma Control Test completed at home
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, Calif, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:661-7. 2007
    ..To provide additional validity data for the Asthma Control TestTM (ACT) using a different criterion measure, setting, and population...
  29. pmc Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics are not clinically useful predictors of refill adherence in patients with hypertension
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, The Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:451-7. 2009
    ..We attempted to develop clinical prediction rules for adherence with antihypertensive medications in 2 healthcare delivery systems...
  30. doi request reprint The Cardiovascular Research Network: a new paradigm for cardiovascular quality and outcomes research
    Alan S Go
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 1:138-47. 2008
    ..More robust data are also needed on how well clinical trials are translated into contemporary community practice and the associated resource use, costs, and outcomes...
  31. doi request reprint Parental refusal of pertussis vaccination is associated with an increased risk of pertussis infection in children
    Jason M Glanz
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Institute for Health Research, PO Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Pediatrics 123:1446-51. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if children who contracted pertussis infection were more likely to have parents who refused pertussis vaccinations than a similar group of children who did not develop pertussis infection...
  32. doi request reprint Medication nonadherence is associated with a broad range of adverse outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease
    P Michael Ho
    Cardiology Section, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am Heart J 155:772-9. 2008
    ..Little is known about the effect of nonadherence among patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) on a broad spectrum of outcomes including cardiovascular mortality, cardiovascular hospitalizations, and revascularization procedures...
  33. doi request reprint Parental refusal of varicella vaccination and the associated risk of varicella infection in children
    Jason M Glanz
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, PO Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:66-70. 2010
    ..To quantify both the individual-level and attributable risk of varicella infection requiring medical care in children whose parents refuse varicella immunizations...
  34. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial to improve laboratory safety monitoring of ongoing drug therapy in ambulatory patients
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permannente Colorado Clinical Research Unit, Denver, 80237 8066, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 26:619-26. 2006
    ..To determine whether an electronic tool effectively increases the percentage of patients receiving laboratory monitoring during ongoing drug therapy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Compliance with dosing guidelines in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Charron L Long
    Kaiser Permanente of Colorado, PO Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:853-8. 2004
    ..To assess the level of reported compliance with renal dosing guidelines in inpatient, long-term care, and ambulatory settings...
  36. ncbi request reprint Warfarin monitoring in ambulatory older individuals receiving antimicrobial therapy
    Marsha A Raebel
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente of Colorado, and the School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado 80237 8066, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1055-61. 2005
    ..To determine the frequency of monitoring of international normalized ratio (INR) within 14 days of coprescription of warfarin and antimicrobial therapy and to evaluate differences in INR monitoring among antimicrobials...
  37. pmc Laboratory monitoring of drugs at initiation of therapy in ambulatory care
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente of Colorado Clinical Research Unit, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1120-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to describe laboratory monitoring among ambulatory patients dispensed medications for which laboratory testing is recommended at therapy initiation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Improving laboratory monitoring at initiation of drug therapy in ambulatory care: a randomized trial
    Marsha A Raebel
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente of Colorado, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2395-401. 2005
    ..Opportunity exists to improve monitoring, with the potential to decrease therapy complications...
  39. ncbi request reprint History of depression, angina, and quality of life after acute coronary syndromes
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colo 80206, USA
    Am Heart J 145:493-9. 2003
    ..We evaluated the association between a history of depression and patient-reported angina frequency, physical limitation, and quality of life 7 months after discharge from the hospital for ACS...
  40. doi request reprint Association of longitudinal measures of hemoglobin and outcomes after hospitalization for heart failure
    Pamela N Peterson
    Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am Heart J 159:81-9. 2010
    ..Our objectives were to characterize patterns of change in Hb over time in patients with HF and to evaluate the relationship between longitudinal measures of Hb and adverse outcomes...
  41. doi request reprint Increased risk of bleeding in patients on clopidogrel therapy after drug-eluting stents implantation: insights from the HMO Research Network-Stent Registry (HMORN-stent)
    Thomas T Tsai
    Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 3:230-5. 2010
    ..Little is known about the competing risk of bleeding from clopidogrel in "real world" clinical practice...
  42. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency and mortality from acute coronary syndromes
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am Heart J 147:623-9. 2004
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of female rape victims who seek immediate medical care: temporal trends in the incidence of sexual assault and acquaintance rape
    David J Magid
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, CO, USA
    J Interpers Violence 19:3-12. 2004
    ..In contrast, the annual incidence of reported stranger assaults was similar in the two study years...
  44. ncbi request reprint Reducing emergency visits in older adults with chronic illness. A randomized, controlled trial of group visits
    E A Coleman
    Center on Aging Research Section, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, Colo, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 4:49-57. 2001
    ..A primary care group visit (i.e., several patients meeting together with the provider at the same time) may reduce fragmentation of care and subsequent emergency department utilization...
  45. ncbi request reprint Relationship between time of day, day of week, timeliness of reperfusion, and in-hospital mortality for patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    David J Magid
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente, Denver, USA
    JAMA 294:803-12. 2005
    ..Understanding how door-to-drug and door-to-balloon times vary by time of day and day of week can inform the design of interventions to improve the timeliness of reperfusion therapy...
  46. doi request reprint Delays in filling clopidogrel prescription after hospital discharge and adverse outcomes after drug-eluting stent implantation: implications for transitions of care
    P Michael Ho
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente of Colorado, Denver, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:261-6. 2010
    ..The frequency with which patients delay filling a clopidogrel prescription after DES implantation and the association of this delay with adverse outcomes is unknown...
  47. ncbi request reprint Lack of an association between medicare supplemental insurance and delay in seeking emergency care for patients with myocardial infarction
    P Michael Ho
    Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:381-7. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether the absence of supplemental Medicare coverage is associated with increased delay in seeking care for acute myocardial infarction...
  48. ncbi request reprint Predictors of health-related quality of life after coronary artery bypass surgery
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology and Health Services Research, Denver VA Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1508-13. 2004
    ..Little is known about the determinants of health-related quality of life after coronary artery bypass surgery. We determined the predictors of overall physical and mental health status 6 months after the operation...
  49. doi request reprint Association of exercise capacity on treadmill with future cardiac events in patients referred for exercise testing
    Pamela N Peterson
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:174-9. 2008
    ..Our objective was to determine the prognostic importance of exercise capacity for nonfatal cardiac events in a clinical population...
  50. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after acute coronary syndrome admission to primary versus tertiary Veterans Affairs medical centers: the Veterans Affairs Access to Cardiology study
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology and Health Services Research, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    Am Heart J 151:32-8. 2006
    ..We compared the health status and rehospitalization of patients with ACS admitted to primary versus tertiary care Veterans Affairs hospitals...
  51. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary bypass surgery in high-risk patients with medically refractory ischemia
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology and Health Services Research, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1055 Clermont Street, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1732-8. 2003
    ..We compared six-month health-related quality of life (HRQL) for high-risk patients with medically refractory ischemia randomized to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) versus coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  52. doi request reprint Incidence of death and acute myocardial infarction associated with stopping clopidogrel after acute coronary syndrome
    P Michael Ho
    Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    JAMA 299:532-9. 2008
    ..It is unknown whether patients are at increased short-term risk for adverse events following clopidogrel cessation...
  53. pmc Association between angina and treatment satisfaction after myocardial infarction
    Mary E Plomondon
    Cardiovascular Outcomes Research, Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1-6. 2008
    ..Patient satisfaction is increasingly recognized as a quality indicator and important outcome of care. Little is known about the clinical factors associated with satisfaction after myocardial infarction (MI)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Clopidogrel and long-term outcomes after stent implantation for acute coronary syndrome
    P Michael Ho
    Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    Am Heart J 154:846-51. 2007
    ..Little is known about the association between clopidogrel use and long-term outcomes after stent implantation for acute coronary syndromes (ACS) in clinical practice...
  55. pmc Impaired chronotropic response to exercise stress testing in patients with diabetes predicts future cardiovascular events
    P Michael Ho
    1Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1531-3. 2008
    ..To assess the association between impaired chronotropic response (CR) and adverse events among patients with diabetes referred for exercise treadmill testing (ETT)...
  56. ncbi request reprint The quality gap: searching for the consequences of emergency department crowding
    David J Magid
    Ann Emerg Med 44:586-8. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint Improved therapeutic monitoring with several interventions: a randomized trial
    Adrianne C Feldstein
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1848-54. 2006
    ..Differences between guideline recommendations and actual frequency of therapeutic laboratory monitoring are substantial. This study evaluated interventions to improve laboratory monitoring at initiation of medication therapy...
  58. doi request reprint The relationship between obesity and asthma severity and control in adults
    David M Mosen
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:507-11.e6. 2008
    ..The association of obesity with asthma outcomes is not well understood...
  59. pmc Impact of delay in door-to-needle time on mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Robert L McNamara
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1227-32. 2007
    ..87, respectively; p for trend <0.001). In conclusion, timely administration of fibrinolytic therapy continues to significantly impact on mortality in the modern era, particularly in patients presenting early after symptom onset...
  60. ncbi request reprint Strategies for reducing the door-to-balloon time in acute myocardial infarction
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:2308-20. 2006
    ..However, few hospitals meet this objective. We sought to identify hospital strategies that were significantly associated with a faster door-to-balloon time...
  61. ncbi request reprint Relation between hospital specialization with primary percutaneous coronary intervention and clinical outcomes in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: National Registry of Myocardial Infarction-4 analysis
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Circulation 113:222-9. 2006
    ..Whether a greater level of hospital specialization with PPCI is associated with better quality of care is unknown...
  62. ncbi request reprint Impact of medication therapy discontinuation on mortality after myocardial infarction
    P Michael Ho
    Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CO, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1842-7. 2006
    ....
  63. pmc Hospital improvement in time to reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction, 1999 to 2002
    Robert L McNamara
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8088, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:45-51. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze recent trends in door-to-reperfusion time and to identify hospital characteristics associated with improved performance...
  64. ncbi request reprint Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: evaluation and outcomes
    Eric D Peterson
    Circulation 116:e64-7. 2007
  65. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in asthma management and quality of life
    Allison L Naleway
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Asthma 43:549-52. 2006
    ..Women reported significantly worse health status than men, but the differences observed were small and were attenuated after adjusting for socioeconomic status, smoking, body mass index, and comorbid illness...
  66. ncbi request reprint Patient sex and quality of ED care for patients with myocardial infarction
    David R Vinson
    Permanente Medical Group, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:996-1003. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the quality of care between male and female emergency department (ED) patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  67. ncbi request reprint The National Emergency Department Safety Study: study rationale and design
    Ashley F Sullivan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1182-9. 2007
    ..NEDSS is the first comprehensive national study of the frequency and types of medical errors in EDs. This article describes the methods used to develop and implement the study...
  68. ncbi request reprint Door-to-drug and door-to-balloon times: where can we improve? Time to reperfusion therapy in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Am Heart J 151:1281-7. 2006
    ..We sought to identify achievable subinterval times based on the experience of top performing hospitals...
  69. ncbi request reprint STD prevention and treatment guidelines: a review from a managed care perspective
    Delia Scholes
    Group Health Cooperative Center for Health Studies, and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98101, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:181-9; quiz 190-1. 2003
    ..To conduct a standardized review of sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinical practice guidelines from a managed care perspective...
  70. ncbi request reprint Effect of medication nonadherence on hospitalization and mortality among patients with diabetes mellitus
    P Michael Ho
    Department of Medicine, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CO, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1836-41. 2006
    ..Medication nonadherence may reduce the effectiveness of therapies. To our knowledge, the association between medication nonadherence and mortality remains unexplored outside the context of clinical trials...
  71. ncbi request reprint Work-related exacerbation of asthma
    Paul K Henneberger
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 8:291-6. 2002
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Hospital quality for acute myocardial infarction: correlation among process measures and relationship with short-term mortality
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8088, USA
    JAMA 296:72-8. 2006
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Thinking globally, acting locally
    Robert L Wears
    Ann Emerg Med 46:61-3. 2005
  74. ncbi request reprint The pre-hospital electrocardiogram and time to reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction, 2000-2002: findings from the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction-4
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8088, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1544-52. 2006
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint A conceptual model of emergency department crowding
    Brent R Asplin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Regions Hospital and HealthPartners Research Foundation, and University of Minnesota Medical School, St Paul and Minneapolis, MN 55101, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:173-80. 2003
    ..The goal of the conceptual model is to provide a practical framework on which an organized research, policy, and operations management agenda can be based to alleviate ED crowding...
  76. ncbi request reprint Effect of door-to-balloon time on mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Robert L McNamara
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2180-6. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the effect of door-to-balloon time on mortality for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Summary of evidence regarding hospital strategies to reduce door-to-balloon times for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Section of Health Policy and Administration, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 6:91-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, although evidence of "what works" is based on observational studies rather than randomized trials, there is evidence on effective interventions to reduce door-to-balloon time...
  78. doi request reprint The relationship between gender and clinical management after exercise stress testing
    Stacie L Daugherty
    Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Am Heart J 156:301-7. 2008
    ..Controversy remains regarding whether gender differences exist in clinical management after exercise treadmill testing (ETT)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in time to acute reperfusion therapy for patients hospitalized with myocardial infarction
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Section of Health Policy and Administration, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8088, USA
    JAMA 292:1563-72. 2004
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Chest pain in the emergency department: in search of the Holy Grail
    David J Magid
    Ann Emerg Med 44:575-6. 2004
  81. ncbi request reprint Emergency department crowding: consensus development of potential measures
    Leif I Solberg
    HealthPartners Medical Group and Clinics and HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:824-34. 2003
    ..We identify measures of emergency department (ED) and hospital workflow that would be of value in understanding, monitoring, and managing crowding...
  82. doi request reprint Missed opportunities for reperfusion therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: results of the Emergency Department Quality in Myocardial Infarction (EDQMI) study
    Albert J Tricomi
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 155:471-7. 2008
    ..Although it is known that reperfusion therapy for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is underused, the reasons for the failure to provide this potentially life-saving treatment are not well described...