D W Bates
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Patient risk factors for adverse drug events in hospitalized patients. ADE Prevention Study GroupD W Bates
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
Arch Intern Med 159:2553-60. 1999..Adverse drug events (ADEs) are common in hospitalized patients, but few empirical data are available regarding the strength of patient risk factors for ADEs...
- Developing and implementing new safe practices: voluntary adoption through statewide collaborativesL L Leape
Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 15:289-95. 2006..In a statewide initiative we developed a framework for (1) selecting two safe practices, (2) developing operational details of implementation, (3) enlisting hospitals to participate, and (4) facilitating implementation...
- Appropriateness of antiviral prescribing for influenza in primary care: a retrospective analysisJ A Linder
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
J Clin Pharm Ther 31:245-52. 2006..Antiviral medications cost-effectively reduce influenza-related morbidity and potentially mortality. We sought to assess the appropriateness of antiviral prescribing for influenza...
- The "To Err is Human" report and the patient safety literatureH T Stelfox
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 15:174-8. 2006..We evaluated the effects of the IOM report on patient safety publications and research awards...
- Adverse drug events and medication errors: detection and classification methodsT Morimoto
Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120-1613, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 13:306-14. 2004..32-0.98). The method of ADE and medication error detection and classification described is feasible and has good reliability. It can be used in various clinical settings to measure and improve medication safety...
- Using information technology to improve surgical safetyD W Bates
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts 0211J, USA
Br J Surg 91:939-40. 2004
- Information technology and medication safety: what is the benefit?R Kaushal
Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Partners HealthCare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 11:261-5. 2002..Public and private mandates for information technology interventions are growing, but further development, application, evaluation, and dissemination are required...
- Relationship between medication errors and adverse drug eventsD W Bates
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Gen Intern Med 10:199-205. 1995..CONCLUSIONS: Medication errors are common, although relatively few result in ADEs. However, those that do are preventable, many through physician computer order entry...
- The role of primary care non-physician clinic staff in e-mail communication with patientsA F Kittler
Partners HealthCare Information Systems, Department of Clinical Analysis, Wellesley, MA, USA
Int J Med Inform 73:333-40. 2004..Secure applications designed with these issues in mind are likely to be well received by staff members, and in turn physicians...
- Primary care physician attitudes concerning follow-up of abnormal test results and ambulatory decision support systemsH J Murff
Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Department of Veterans Affairs, TVH, GRECC Unit, 1310 24th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
Int J Med Inform 71:137-49. 2003..Information systems could assist providers with abnormal test result tracking, yet little is known about primary care providers attitudes toward outpatient decision support systems...
- Comparison of time spent writing orders on paper with computerized physician order entryK Shu
Information Systems, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, MA, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 84:1207-11. 2001..We conclude that while CPOE has many benefits, it represents a major process change, and organizations must factor this in when they implement it...
- Medication errors and adverse drug events in pediatric inpatientsR Kaushal
Children's Hospital, Enders 609, Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA 285:2114-20. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Medication errors are common in pediatric inpatient settings, and further efforts are needed to reduce them...
- Communication breakdown in the outpatient referral processT K Gandhi
Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Gen Intern Med 15:626-31. 2000..Information obtained from the general survey and referral-specific survey was congruent. Efforts to improve the referral system could improve both physician satisfaction and quality of patient care...
- Drug complications in outpatientsT K Gandhi
Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 15:149-54. 2000..Our results indicate a need for better communication about potential side effects of medications, especially for patients with multiple medical problems...
- Incidence and preventability of adverse drug events in hospitalized adultsD W Bates
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
J Gen Intern Med 8:289-94. 1993..Optimal prevention strategies should cover many types of drugs and target physicians' ordering practices...
- Impact of CPOE on mortality rates--contradictory findings, important messagesE Ammenwerth
University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Institute for Health Information Systems, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum I, 6060 Hall, Tyrol, Austria
Methods Inf Med 45:586-93. 2006..To analyze the seemingly contradictory results of the Han study (Pediatrics 2005) and the Del Beccaro study (Pediatrics 2006), both analyzing the effect of CPOE systems on mortality rates in pediatric intensive care settings...