Sarah L Krein

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Barriers to reducing urinary catheter use: a qualitative assessment of a statewide initiative
    Sarah L Krein
    Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Stop Code 152, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, PO Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:881-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A multicenter qualitative study on preventing hospital-acquired urinary tract infection in US hospitals
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center University of Michigan Patient Safety Enhancement Program Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:333-41. 2008
  3. pmc Preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infection in the United States: a national comparative study
    Sanjay Saint
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:874-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Preventing hospital-acquired urinary tract infection in the United States: a national study
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:243-50. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The importance of leadership in preventing healthcare-associated infection: results of a multisite qualitative study
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:901-7. 2010
  6. pmc Pedometer-based internet-mediated intervention for adults with chronic low back pain: randomized controlled trial
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113, USA
    J Med Internet Res 15:e181. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Qualitative research methods: key features and insights gained from use in infection prevention research
    Jane Forman
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:764-71. 2008
  8. pmc Is the use of antimicrobial devices to prevent infection correlated across different healthcare-associated infections? Results from a national survey
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System and the Hospital Outcomes Program of Excellence, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:847-9. 2013
  9. pmc Diverse attitudes to and understandings of spontaneous awakening trials: results from a statewide quality improvement collaborative*
    Melissa A Miller
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:1976-82. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Opening ambulatory surgery centers and stone surgery rates in health care markets
    John M Hollingsworth
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 184:967-71. 2010

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  1. pmc Barriers to reducing urinary catheter use: a qualitative assessment of a statewide initiative
    Sarah L Krein
    Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Stop Code 152, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, PO Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:881-6. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint A multicenter qualitative study on preventing hospital-acquired urinary tract infection in US hospitals
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center University of Michigan Patient Safety Enhancement Program Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:333-41. 2008
    ..We thus conducted a multicenter study to understand better how US hospitals approach the prevention of hospital-acquired UTI...
  3. pmc Preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infection in the United States: a national comparative study
    Sanjay Saint
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:874-9. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Preventing hospital-acquired urinary tract infection in the United States: a national study
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:243-50. 2008
    ..We conducted a national study to examine the current practices used by hospitals to prevent hospital-acquired UTI...
  5. doi request reprint The importance of leadership in preventing healthcare-associated infection: results of a multisite qualitative study
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:901-7. 2010
    ..Because preliminary data indicated that hospital leadership played an important role, we sought better to understand which behaviors are exhibited by leaders who are successful at implementing HAI prevention practices in US hospitals...
  6. pmc Pedometer-based internet-mediated intervention for adults with chronic low back pain: randomized controlled trial
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113, USA
    J Med Internet Res 15:e181. 2013
    ..However, there are few clinical programs that use generally available tools and a relatively low-cost approach to help patients with chronic back pain initiate and maintain an exercise program...
  7. ncbi request reprint Qualitative research methods: key features and insights gained from use in infection prevention research
    Jane Forman
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:764-71. 2008
    ..Qualitative research methods, applied with expertise and rigor, can contribute important insights to infection prevention efforts...
  8. pmc Is the use of antimicrobial devices to prevent infection correlated across different healthcare-associated infections? Results from a national survey
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System and the Hospital Outcomes Program of Excellence, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:847-9. 2013
    ..Using a national survey, we found that a hospital's use of an antimicrobial device to prevent one type of infection was associated with a higher likelihood that a similar device would be used to prevent a different infection. ..
  9. pmc Diverse attitudes to and understandings of spontaneous awakening trials: results from a statewide quality improvement collaborative*
    Melissa A Miller
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:1976-82. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Opening ambulatory surgery centers and stone surgery rates in health care markets
    John M Hollingsworth
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 184:967-71. 2010
    ..Motivated by these concerns we evaluated how opening of an ambulatory surgery center impacts stone surgery use in a health care market and assessed the effect of its opening on the patient mix at nearby hospitals...
  11. doi request reprint Preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia in the United States: a multicenter mixed-methods study
    Sarah L Krein
    Department of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:933-40. 2008
    ..To determine what practices are used by hospitals to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and, through qualitative methods, to understand more fully why hospitals use certain practices and not others...
  12. pmc Translating health care-associated urinary tract infection prevention research into practice via the bladder bundle
    Sanjay Saint
    VA Ann Arbor HSR and D Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:449-55. 2009
    ..In addition, a long-term research project is being conducted to evaluate the current initiative and to identify practical strategies to ensure the effective use of proven infection prevention and patient safety practices...
  13. pmc Conceptual model for reducing infections and antimicrobial resistance in skilled nursing facilities: focusing on residents with indwelling devices
    Lona Mody
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Health Service Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:654-61. 2011
    ..If this strategy is effective, similar strategies can be studied and implemented for other high-risk groups...
  14. pmc Perceived strength of evidence supporting practices to prevent health care-associated infection: results from a national survey of infection prevention personnel
    Sanjay Saint
    Hospital Outcomes Program of Excellence HOPE, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Infect Control 41:100-6. 2013
    ..We were also curious whether lead infection preventionist certification in infection prevention and control (CIC) correlated with perceptions of the evidence...
  15. pmc Organisational characteristics associated with the use of daily interruption of sedation in US hospitals: a national study
    Melissa A Miller
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:145-51. 2012
    ..The authors test the hypothesis that specific hospital organisational characteristics are associated with routine use of DIS...
  16. pmc Preventing hospital-acquired infections: a national survey of practices reported by U.S. hospitals in 2005 and 2009
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research and the Hospital Outcomes Program of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:773-9. 2012
    ..Whether initiatives to reduce HAI--such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) no payment rule--have increased the use of preventive practices is not known...
  17. pmc Adoption of alcohol-based handrub by United States hospitals: a national survey
    Lona Mody
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1177-80. 2008
    ..Leadership support and staff receptivity play a significant role in its adoption...
  18. pmc Implementation challenges in the intensive care unit: the why, who, and how of daily interruption of sedation
    Melissa A Miller
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5360, USA
    J Crit Care 27:218.e1-7. 2012
    ..We sought to identify new barriers to daily interruption of sedation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Use of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection prevention practices by US hospitals
    Sarah L Krein
    Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:672-8. 2007
    ..To examine the extent to which US acute care hospitals have adopted recommended practices to prevent central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections (CR-BSIs)...
  20. pmc Variations in risk perceptions: a qualitative study of why unnecessary urinary catheter use continues to be problematic
    Molly Harrod
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System HSR and D CCMR, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:151. 2013
    ..Understanding such perceptions are critical for developing more effective approaches to ensure the successful uptake of key patient safety practices and thus safer care for hospitalized patients...
  21. pmc Catheter-associated urinary tract infection and the Medicare rule changes
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:877-84. 2009
    ..Therefore, how hospitals and physicians respond to the CMS rule changes must be monitored closely...
  22. pmc More than a pain in the neck: how discussing chronic pain affects hypertension medication intensification
    Sarah L Krein
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:911-6. 2009
    ..A difficult to manage comorbid condition, like chronic pain, could adversely affect the delivery of recommended care for other serious health problems, such as hypertension...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hospitalist experiences, practice, opinions, and knowledge regarding peripherally inserted central catheters: results of a national survey
    Vineet Chopra
    Patient Safety Enhancement Program and the Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Hosp Med 8:635-8. 2013
    ..A Michigan survey found variation in hospitalist-reported experience, practice, opinions, and knowledge related to peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs). Whether these findings reflect a national trend is unknown...
  24. doi request reprint Opening of ambulatory surgery centers and procedure use in elderly patients: data from Florida
    John M Hollingsworth
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 2967, USA
    Arch Surg 146:187-93. 2011
    ..To explore this possibility, we measured the impact of the opening of an ASC in a health care market, as defined by the hospital service area (HSA), on rates of procedure use...
  25. pmc Reducing inappropriate urinary catheter use: a statewide effort
    Mohamad G Fakih
    University of Michigan Patient Safety Enhancement Program, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:255-60. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the results of a statewide quality improvement effort to reduce inappropriate urinary catheter use...
  26. pmc Veterans walk to beat back pain: study rationale, design and protocol of a randomized trial of a pedometer-based internet mediated intervention for patients with chronic low back pain
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:205. 2010
    ..Exercise is one of the most effective strategies for managing chronic back pain. Yet, there are few clinical programs that use low cost approaches to help patients with chronic back pain initiate and maintain an exercise program...
  27. pmc Knowledge of evidence-based urinary catheter care practice recommendations among healthcare workers in nursing homes
    Lona Mody
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1532-7. 2010
    ..To assess the knowledge of recommended urinary catheter care practices among nursing home (NH) healthcare workers (HCWs) in southeast Michigan...
  28. pmc Reducing unnecessary urinary catheter use and other strategies to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection: an integrative review
    Jennifer Meddings
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 23:277-89. 2014
    ..Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) are costly, common and often preventable by reducing unnecessary urinary catheter (UC) use...
  29. ncbi request reprint A multimodal intervention to reduce urinary catheter use and associated infection at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Brady L Miller
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:631-3. 2013
    ..After implementation, UTIs were reduced by 39% ([Formula: see text]). Additionally, we observed a slight decrease in catheter use and the number of catheters without an appropriate indication...
  30. ncbi request reprint Understanding the variation in treatment intensity among patients with early stage bladder cancer
    John M Hollingsworth
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 2967, USA
    Cancer 116:3587-94. 2010
    ..The authors of this report linked cancer registry data with medical claims to identify the sources of variation and opportunities for improving the value of cancer care...
  31. pmc Implementation science: how to jumpā€start infection prevention
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, University of Michigan Medical School, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:S14-7. 2010
    ..Just as healthcare epidemiology has emerged as a paradigm for patient safety, infection prevention may serve as a clinical model for implementation researchers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial using hair stylists as lay health advisors to increase donation in African Americans
    Ken Resnicow
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:276-81. 2010
    ..To test the efficacy of using hair stylists as lay health advisors to increase organ donation among African American clients...
  33. pmc Experience and management of chronic pain among patients with other complex chronic conditions
    Amy Butchart
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113, USA
    Clin J Pain 25:293-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the experience and management of chronic pain among adult patients with other complex chronic conditions, specifically diabetes and heart failure (HF)...
  34. pmc Introducing a catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) prevention guide to patient safety (GPS)
    Sanjay Saint
    Hospital Outcomes Program of Excellence, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI Veterans Affairs University of Michigan Patient Safety Enhancement Program, Ann Arbor, MI Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:548-50. 2014
    ..We describe the rationale, features, and utility of such a quality improvement tool. ..
  35. doi request reprint An academic hospitalist model to improve healthcare worker communication and learner education: results from a quasi-experimental study at a Veterans Affairs medical center
    Sanjay Saint
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan VA Ann Arbor Hospital Outcomes Program of Excellence HOPE Initiative, Ann Arbor, Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Hosp Med 8:702-10. 2013
    ..Although hospitalists may improve efficiency and quality of inpatient care, their effect on healthcare-worker communication and education has been less well-studied...
  36. ncbi request reprint Unique factors rural veterans' affairs hospitals face when implementing health care-associated infection prevention initiatives
    Molly Harrod
    Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Rural Health 30:17-26. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to understand the infection prevention practices used by rural Veterans' Affairs (VA) hospitals and the unique factors they face in implementing these practices...
  37. ncbi request reprint Translating infection prevention evidence into practice using quantitative and qualitative research
    Sarah L Krein
    Veteran s Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:507-12. 2006
    ..In addition, we hope that this article will stimulate increased interest and research in identifying strategies that will successfully move evidence from the peer-reviewed literature to the patient's bedside...
  38. ncbi request reprint Reading habits of infection control coordinators in the United States: peer-reviewed or non-peer-reviewed evidence?
    Russell N Olmsted
    Infection Control Services, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, 5301 E Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:616-20. 2006
    ..Because evidence-based health care is taking on increasing importance, we surveyed a national sample of infection control coordinators on their reading habits to discern which and how often various media are utilized...
  39. pmc Mood disorder symptoms and elevated cardiovascular disease risk in patients with bipolar disorder
    Juliette M Slomka
    VA Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    J Affect Disord 138:405-8. 2012
    ..We examined the association between mood symptoms and 10-year CVD risk estimated by Framingham risk score in a cohort of patients with bipolar disorder...
  40. pmc First things first: foundational requirements for a medical home in an academic medical center
    Jane Forman
    PACT Research Inspiring Innovations and Self Management PRIISM Demonstration Laboratory, Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:640-8. 2014
    ..The literature on Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) implementation has focused mainly on small, nonacademic practices...
  41. pmc Payer leverage and hospital compliance with a benchmark: a population-based observational study
    John M Hollingsworth
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:112. 2007
    ..Thus, Medicare's transplant experience allows us to examine the role of payer leverage in motivating hospital benchmark compliance...
  42. ncbi request reprint Management of chronic noncancer pain by VA primary care providers: when is pain control a priority?
    Allison R Mitchinson
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System 11H, PO Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:77-84. 2008
    ..To examine how primary care providers (PCPs) prioritize management of chronic pain in patients with multiple chronic conditions and to determine PCP perspectives on chronic pain management and pain treatment resources...
  43. doi request reprint Understanding variation in the adoption of a new technology in surgery
    John M Hollingsworth
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Med Care 46:366-71. 2008
    ..For this reason, a multilevel analysis was conducted using a population-based cohort to evaluate the amount of variation in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy use attributable to the individual, provider, and hospital levels...
  44. pmc Urologist ownership of ambulatory surgery centers and urinary stone surgery use
    John M Hollingsworth
    RWJ Clinical Scholars Program, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 2967, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1370-84. 2009
    ..To understand how physician ownership of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) relates to surgery use...
  45. doi request reprint Bloodstream infection, venous thrombosis, and peripherally inserted central catheters: reappraising the evidence
    Vineet Chopra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Med 125:733-41. 2012
    ..Through this model, we outline recommendations that clinicians may use to prevent PICC-related adverse events. We conclude by highlighting important knowledge gaps and identifying avenues for future research in this area...
  46. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Veteran experiences of low-cost, home-based diet and exercise interventions
    Bree Holtz
    Center for Clinical Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI
    J Rehabil Res Dev 51:149-60. 2014
    ..This study demonstrated that these low-cost interventions could be successful with the OIF/OEF Veteran population. A larger and longer study is planned to further investigate the effectiveness of these interventions. ..
  47. pmc Healthy hair starts with a healthy body: hair stylists as lay health advisors to prevent chronic kidney disease
    Mary E Madigan
    National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A64. 2007
    ..More than 70% of all kidney failure cases caused by diabetes and hypertension could have been prevented or delayed with healthy lifestyles and medications...