T A Brennan

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physicians' professional responsibility to improve the quality of care
    Troyen A Brennan
    Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Med 77:973-80. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of physician specialty board certification status in the quality movement
    Troyen A Brennan
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    JAMA 292:1038-43. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Luxury primary care--market innovation or threat to access?
    Troyen A Brennan
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1165-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Allergic to generics
    Troyen A Brennan
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Partners Community HealthCare, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:126-30. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Health industry practices that create conflicts of interest: a policy proposal for academic medical centers
    Troyen A Brennan
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 295:429-33. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence and types of adverse events and negligent care in Utah and Colorado
    E J Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 38:261-71. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Negligent care and malpractice claiming behavior in Utah and Colorado
    D M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 38:250-60. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Payer-hospital collaboration to improve patient satisfaction with hospital discharge
    M L Hickey
    Department of Quality Measurement and Improvement, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 22:336-44. 1996
  9. pmc Intention to discontinue care among primary care patients: influence of physician behavior and process of care
    A D Federman
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:668-74. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint When sick patients switch primary care physicians: the impact on AMCs participating in capitation
    D G Fairchild
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Med 75:980-5. 2000

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. ncbi request reprint Physicians' professional responsibility to improve the quality of care
    Troyen A Brennan
    Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Med 77:973-80. 2002
    ..Recent developments in the domain of quality dealing with medical errors can be used to illustrate this synergy, and provide a set of mandates for the new professional commitment to quality...
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of physician specialty board certification status in the quality movement
    Troyen A Brennan
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    JAMA 292:1038-43. 2004
    ..We conclude that a physician's current certification status should be among the evidence-based measures used in the quality movement...
  3. ncbi request reprint Luxury primary care--market innovation or threat to access?
    Troyen A Brennan
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1165-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Allergic to generics
    Troyen A Brennan
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Partners Community HealthCare, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:126-30. 2004
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  5. ncbi request reprint Health industry practices that create conflicts of interest: a policy proposal for academic medical centers
    Troyen A Brennan
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 295:429-33. 2006
    ..We propose a policy under which academic medical centers would take the lead in eliminating the conflicts of interest that still characterize the relationship between physicians and the health care industry...
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence and types of adverse events and negligent care in Utah and Colorado
    E J Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 38:261-71. 2000
    ..The generalizability of these findings is unknown and has been questioned by other studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Negligent care and malpractice claiming behavior in Utah and Colorado
    D M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 38:250-60. 2000
    ..These studies are based on data from 2 of the most populous states (California and New York), collected more than a decade ago, during volatile periods in the history of malpractice litigation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Payer-hospital collaboration to improve patient satisfaction with hospital discharge
    M L Hickey
    Department of Quality Measurement and Improvement, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 22:336-44. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Implications of hospitalwide implementation of discharge planning-related services attempted on one unit are being considered...
  9. pmc Intention to discontinue care among primary care patients: influence of physician behavior and process of care
    A D Federman
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:668-74. 2001
    ..8 to 13.3). CONCLUSION: Failure of physicians to acknowledge patient concerns, provide explanations of care, and spend sufficient time with patients may contribute to patients' decisions to discontinue care at their usual site of care...
  10. ncbi request reprint When sick patients switch primary care physicians: the impact on AMCs participating in capitation
    D G Fairchild
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Med 75:980-5. 2000
    ..They conclude that it is in the best interests of all concerned to modify the current counterproductive incentives that promote the problems they have described...
  11. pmc A comparison of the preventive health care provided by women's health centers and general internal medicine practices
    L H Harpole
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:1-7. 2000
    ..To evaluate women's health centers as alternatives to traditional internal medicine practices...
  12. pmc Hospital ownership and preventable adverse events
    E J Thomas
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:211-9. 2000
    ..To determine if type of hospital ownership is associated with preventable adverse events...
  13. ncbi request reprint Financial conflicts of interest in physicians' relationships with the pharmaceutical industry--self-regulation in the shadow of federal prosecution
    David M Studdert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1891-900. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Claiming behaviour in a no-fault system of medical injury: a descriptive analysis of claimants and non-claimants
    Marie M Bismark
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Med J Aust 185:203-7. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint No-fault compensation for medical injuries: the prospect for error prevention
    D M Studdert
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 286:217-23. 2001
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  16. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of medical injury to patients: an improbable risk management strategy
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:215-26. 2007
    ..A policy question more pressing than whether moving toward routine disclosure will expand litigation is the question of how large such an expansion might be...
  17. pmc "Health courts" and accountability for patient safety
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Milbank Q 84:459-92. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Caring for patients in a malpractice crisis: physician satisfaction and quality of care
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:42-53. 2004
    ..First, perceptions influence behavior with respect to practice environment and clinical decision making. Second, perceptions influence the physician-patient relationship and the interpersonal quality of care...
  19. pmc Communication factors in the follow-up of abnormal mammograms
    Eric G Poon
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:316-23. 2004
    ..To identify the communication factors that are significantly associated with appropriate short-term follow-up of abnormal mammograms...
  20. doi request reprint Physician perceptions about generic drugs
    William H Shrank
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Department of Medicine, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 45:31-8. 2011
    ..With constrained health-care resources, there is a need to understand barriers to cost-effective medication use...
  21. ncbi request reprint Beyond negligence: avoidability and medical injury compensation
    Allen B Kachalia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, PB 6 Administration, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:387-402. 2008
    ..Importantly, all three nations are harnessing their systems' power to improve patient safety, and the avoidability standard appears to be well suited for this task...
  22. ncbi request reprint Iatrogenic events resulting in intensive care admission: frequency, cause, and disclosure to patients and institutions
    Lisa Soleymani Lehmann
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Med 118:409-13. 2005
    ..To assess the consequences of iatrogenic medical events for patients and institutions. To assess the prevalence of disclosure of iatrogenic medical events to patients, surrogates, and institutions...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparison of iatrogenic injury studies in Australia and the USA. I: Context, methods, casemix, population, patient and hospital characteristics
    E J Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:371-8. 2000
    ..The Quality in Australian Health Care Study (QAHCS) reported that 16.6% of admissions were associated with adverse events (AE), whereas the Utah, Colorado Study (UTCOS) reported a rate of 2.9%...
  24. ncbi request reprint Measuring and improving quality using information systems
    D W Bates
    Partners Information Systems, Boston, MA, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 52:814-8. 1998
    ..Such systems make feasible implementation of care improvement and cost reduction initiatives on a scale which could not previously be considered...
  25. ncbi request reprint Primary care compensation at an academic medical center: a model for the mixed-payer environment
    A J Sussman
    Brigham and Women s Physicians Organization BWPO, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Acad Med 76:693-9. 2001
    ..The authors conclude that the program has succeeded in giving incentives for academic PCPs to achieve under the growing demands for revenue self-sufficiency, managed care performance, quality of care, and academic commitment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials in developing countries: scientific and ethical issues
    D M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Med J Aust 169:545-8. 1998
    ..Controversy has erupted over these trials, particularly over their use of placebo controls. Do differences in healthcare needs and budgets justify different ethical standards in the developed and the developing world?..
  27. ncbi request reprint Hospitals' behavior in a tort crisis: observations from Pennsylvania
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:225-33. 2003
    ..It concludes by connecting these trends to larger medical malpractice policy issues...
  28. ncbi request reprint Claims, errors, and compensation payments in medical malpractice litigation
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2024-33. 2006
    ..In the current debate over tort reform, critics of the medical malpractice system charge that frivolous litigation--claims that lack evidence of injury, substandard care, or both--is common and costly...
  29. ncbi request reprint The new medical malpractice crisis
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2281-4. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint Accidental deaths, saved lives, and improved quality
    Troyen A Brennan
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1405-9. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Heal the law, then health care
    Troyen A Brennan
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    Tex Med 100:9. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Legal concerns and the influenza vaccine shortage
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 294:1817-20. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Global capitation at a women's health referral center: the challenge of patient selection
    A J Sussman
    Brigham and Women s Physician Hospital Organization, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 96:1018-22. 2000
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  34. ncbi request reprint Overbilling vs. downcoding--the battle between physicians and insurers
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:855-7. 2005
  35. pmc Effects of a malpractice crisis on specialist supply and patient access to care
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 242:621-8. 2005
    ..To investigate specialist physicians' practice decisions in response to liability concerns and their perceptions of the impact of the malpractice environment on patient access to care...
  36. ncbi request reprint A middle ground on public accountability
    Thomas H Lee
    Partners HealthCare System, Boston, MA 02199, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:2409-12. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Medical monitoring for pharmaceutical injuries: tort law for the public's health?
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:889-94. 2003
    ..Medical monitoring arms the courts with a new mechanism for addressing harms proactively rather than reactively, which could yield new victories for public health...
  38. ncbi request reprint Predictors and outcomes of frequent emergency department users
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:320-8. 2003
    ..To identify predictors and outcomes associated with frequent emergency department (ED) users...
  39. pmc Drug complications in outpatients
    T 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...
  40. pmc Relationship between complaints and quality of care in New Zealand: a descriptive analysis of complainants and non-complainants following adverse events
    M M Bismark
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:17-22. 2006
    ..To estimate the proportion and characteristics of patients injured by medical care in New Zealand public hospitals who complain to an independent health ombudsman, the Health and Disability Commissioner ("the Commissioner")...
  41. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction in the ambulatory setting. Influence of data collection methods and sociodemographic factors
    L H Harpole
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:431-4. 1996
    ..Further study of the impact of patient characteristics and method of data collection should be conducted before the comparison of unadjusted satisfaction results becomes the accepted standard...
  42. ncbi request reprint The pharmaceutical industry versus Medicaid--limits on state initiatives to control prescription-drug costs
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:608-13. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for retained instruments and sponges after surgery
    Atul A Gawande
    Departments of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:229-35. 2003
    ..Risk factors for medical errors remain poorly understood. We performed a case-control study of retained foreign bodies in surgical patients in order to identify risk factors for this type of error...
  44. ncbi request reprint Analysis of surgical errors in closed malpractice claims at 4 liability insurers
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass Brigham and Women s Hospital and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Surgery 140:25-33. 2006
    ..The relative importance of the different factors that cause surgical error is unknown. Malpractice claim file analysis may help to identify leading causes of surgical error and identify opportunities for prevention...
  45. ncbi request reprint Conflict in the care of patients with prolonged stay in the ICU: types, sources, and predictors
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Intensive Care Med 29:1489-97. 2003
    ..To determine types, sources, and predictors of conflicts among patients with prolonged stay in the ICU...
  46. ncbi request reprint Direct-to-consumer marketing of high-technology screening tests
    Thomas H Lee
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:529-31. 2002
  47. ncbi request reprint Changes in physician supply and scope of practice during a malpractice crisis: evidence from Pennsylvania
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w425-35. 2007
    ..We discuss methodological issues that could explain the disparate findings regarding physician supply effects in studies using administrative data sets and survey data...
  48. ncbi request reprint Missed and delayed diagnoses in the ambulatory setting: a study of closed malpractice claims
    Tejal K Gandhi
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:488-96. 2006
    ..Although missed and delayed diagnoses have become an important patient safety concern, they remain largely unstudied, especially in the outpatient setting...
  49. ncbi request reprint Physician-citizens--public roles and professional obligations
    Russell L Gruen
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 291:94-8. 2004
    ..By doing so, we aim to stimulate dialogue about the appropriateness of such roles and promote physician engagement with pressing health issues in the public arena...
  50. ncbi request reprint Medical malpractice
    David M Studdert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:283-92. 2004
  51. ncbi request reprint Residents' work hours: a wake up call?
    Troyen A Brennan
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:107-8. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Analysis of errors reported by surgeons at three teaching hospitals
    Atul A Gawande
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02155, USA
    Surgery 133:614-21. 2003
    ..Little is known of the factors that underlie surgical errors. Incident reporting has been proposed as a method of obtaining information about medical errors to help identify such factors...
  53. ncbi request reprint Patient safety and medical malpractice: a case study
    Troyen A Brennan
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:267-73. 2003
    ..They propose targeted reforms that could improve the functioning of the system and create incentives to improve safety and quality...
  54. ncbi request reprint Asking residents about adverse events in a computer dialogue: how accurate are they?
    D W Bates
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 24:197-202. 1998
    ..Although retrospective identification of adverse events is time-consuming, whether they are present and/or expected is often readily apparent to providers during the provision of care...
  55. ncbi request reprint Obesity--the new frontier of public health law
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2601-10. 2006
  56. ncbi request reprint Nature of conflict in the care of pediatric intensive care patients with prolonged stay
    David M Studdert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 112:553-8. 2003
    ..To determine the frequency, types, sources, and predictors of conflict surrounding the care of pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients with prolonged stay...
  57. pmc Influence of body weight on patients' satisfaction with ambulatory care
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Libby 330, Boston, MA 02132, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:155-9. 2002
    ..Obesity is associated with only modest decreases in satisfaction scores with the most recent visit, which were explained largely by higher illness burden among obese patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Inconsistent report cards: assessing the comparability of various measures of the quality of ambulatory care
    Tejal K Gandhi
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 40:155-65. 2002
    ..However, little has been done to create report cards at the ambulatory clinic level, nor has there been much comparison of the potential components of report cards...
  59. ncbi request reprint The reliability of medical record review for estimating adverse event rates
    Eric J Thomas
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:812-6. 2002
    ..The data used by the U.S. Institute of Medicine to estimate deaths from medical errors come from a study that relied on nurse and physician reviews of medical records to detect the errors...
  60. ncbi request reprint Missed and delayed diagnoses in the emergency department: a study of closed malpractice claims from 4 liability insurers
    Allen Kachalia
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:196-205. 2007
    ..Diagnostic errors in the emergency department (ED) are an important patient safety concern, but little is known about their cause. We identify types and causes of missed or delayed diagnoses in the ED...
  61. ncbi request reprint Editorial: renewing professionalism in medicine: the physician charter
    Troyen A Brennan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2087. 2002
  62. pmc Physicians and drug representatives: exploring the dynamics of the relationship
    Susan Chimonas
    Center on Medicine as a Profession, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:184-90. 2007
    ..Little is known about how physicians resolve this contradiction...
  63. ncbi request reprint Sunshine laws and the pharmaceutical industry
    Troyen A Brennan
    JAMA 297:1255-7. 2007
  64. ncbi request reprint The swinging pendulum: the Supreme Court reverses course on ERISA and managed care
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
    Yale J Health Policy Law Ethics 5:451-63. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Impact of the National Practitioner Data Bank on resolution of malpractice claims
    Teresa M Waters
    Center for Health Services Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Inquiry 40:283-94. 2003
    ..Because this disruption appears to have decreased the proportion of questionable claims receiving compensation, the NPDB actually may have increased overall tort system specificity...
  66. ncbi request reprint Advising patients about patient safety: current initiatives risk shifting responsibility
    Vikki A Entwistle
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:483-94. 2005
    ..Many health care providers now disseminate advisories telling patients what they can do to avoid errors and harms in their care...
  67. ncbi request reprint Results of a clinical trial on care improvement for the critically ill
    Jeffrey P Burns
    Department of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School and Children s Hospital, Boston, MA USA
    Crit Care Med 31:2107-17. 2003
    ..To develop, deploy, and evaluate an intervention designed to identify and mitigate conflict in decision making in the intensive care unit...
  68. ncbi request reprint Fostering rational regulation of patient safety
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 30:375-426. 2005
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  69. ncbi request reprint The Leapfrog standards: ready to jump from marketplace to courtroom?
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:46-59. 2003
    ..This undesirable potential outcome compounds the importance of selecting these standards with the utmost care...
  70. pmc Ambulatory care adverse events and preventable adverse events leading to a hospital admission
    Donna M Woods
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:127-31. 2007
    ..Most healthcare in the US is delivered in the ambulatory care setting, but the epidemiology of errors and adverse events in ambulatory care is understudied...
  71. pmc Race and family history assessment for breast cancer
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Department of Veterans Affairs, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:75-80. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether differences exist in the collection of family history information based on patient race...
  72. ncbi request reprint Integration of an academic medical center and a community hospital: the Brigham and Women's/Faulkner hospital experience
    Andrew J Sussman
    UMass Memorial Health System, Worcester, MA, USA
    Acad Med 80:253-60. 2005
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  73. ncbi request reprint Hospital disclosure practices: results of a national survey
    Rae M Lamb
    Radio New Zealand, Wellington
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:73-83. 2003
    ..Reluctance to disclose preventable harms was twice as likely to occur at hospitals having major concerns about the malpractice implications of disclosure...
  74. pmc Concierge care and the future of general internal medicine
    Troyen A Brennan
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1190. 2005
  75. ncbi request reprint Charter on medical professionalism: putting the charter into practice
    Troyen A Brennan
    Ann Intern Med 138:851. 2003
  76. ncbi request reprint Reduced medicolegal risk by compliance with obstetric clinical pathways: a case--control study
    Scott B Ransom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48301, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:751-5. 2003
    ....