Marisa Cevasco

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Acute infectious pseudoaneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta and review of infectious aortitis
    Marisa Cevasco
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:697-700. 2010
  2. doi Positive predictive value of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative wound dehiscence"
    Marisa Cevasco
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:962-7. 2011
  3. doi How valid is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangement"?
    Ann M Borzecki
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VAMC, Bedford, MA, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:968-976.e1-2. 2011
  4. doi Validity of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections"
    Marisa Cevasco
    Department of Surgery, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:984-90. 2011
  5. doi Detecting patient safety indicators: How valid is "foreign body left during procedure" in the Veterans Health Administration?
    Qi Chen
    Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research COLMR, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:977-83. 2011
  6. doi Positive predictive value of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "Postoperative Sepsis": implications for practice and policy
    Marisa Cevasco
    Department of Surgery, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:954-61. 2011
  7. ncbi Detecting adverse events in surgery: comparing events detected by the Veterans Health Administration Surgical Quality Improvement Program and the Patient Safety Indicators
    Hillary J Mull
    Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 S Huntington Avenue 152M, Boston, MA 02130, USA Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 207:584-95. 2014
  8. ncbi Medical and Surgical Readmissions in the Veterans Health Administration: What Proportion are Related to the Index Hospitalization?
    Amy K Rosen
    Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research CHOIR Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine Department of Operations and Technology Management, Boston University School of Management Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research CHOIR, Bedford Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    Med Care 52:243-9. 2014
  9. doi How valid is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma"?
    Ann M Borzecki
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VAMC, Bedford, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:946-953.e1-2. 2011
  10. doi Examining the relationship between processes of care and selected AHRQ patient safety indicators postoperative wound dehiscence and accidental puncture or laceration using the VA electronic medical record
    Qi Chen
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:206-13. 2013

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Publications12

  1. doi Acute infectious pseudoaneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta and review of infectious aortitis
    Marisa Cevasco
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:697-700. 2010
    ..A literature review of mycotic thoracic aortic aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms is also presented...
  2. doi Positive predictive value of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative wound dehiscence"
    Marisa Cevasco
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:962-7. 2011
    ..We determined how well it identifies true cases of postoperative wound dehiscence by examining its positive predictive value (PPV)...
  3. doi How valid is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangement"?
    Ann M Borzecki
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VAMC, Bedford, MA, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:968-976.e1-2. 2011
    ..Data on PMD's accuracy in identifying true events are limited. We examined the indicator's positive predictive value (PPV) in the Veterans Health Administration (VA)...
  4. doi Validity of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections"
    Marisa Cevasco
    Department of Surgery, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:984-90. 2011
    ..We sought to investigate the validity of this PSI using the medical record as the gold standard...
  5. doi Detecting patient safety indicators: How valid is "foreign body left during procedure" in the Veterans Health Administration?
    Qi Chen
    Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research COLMR, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:977-83. 2011
    ..This study examined how well this indicator identifies true foreign body events in the Veterans Health Administration (VA)...
  6. doi Positive predictive value of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "Postoperative Sepsis": implications for practice and policy
    Marisa Cevasco
    Department of Surgery, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:954-61. 2011
    ..We sought to examine its positive predictive value (PPV) by determining how well it identifies true cases of postoperative sepsis...
  7. ncbi Detecting adverse events in surgery: comparing events detected by the Veterans Health Administration Surgical Quality Improvement Program and the Patient Safety Indicators
    Hillary J Mull
    Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 S Huntington Avenue 152M, Boston, MA 02130, USA Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 207:584-95. 2014
    ..Independent chart review was also used to determine reasons for PSI errors...
  8. ncbi Medical and Surgical Readmissions in the Veterans Health Administration: What Proportion are Related to the Index Hospitalization?
    Amy K Rosen
    Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research CHOIR Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine Department of Operations and Technology Management, Boston University School of Management Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research CHOIR, Bedford Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    Med Care 52:243-9. 2014
    ..Identifying those readmissions that are clinically related to the index hospitalization is an important first step in closing this knowledge gap...
  9. doi How valid is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma"?
    Ann M Borzecki
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VAMC, Bedford, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:946-953.e1-2. 2011
    ..How accurately it identifies true events is unknown. We therefore determined PHH's positive predictive value...
  10. doi Examining the relationship between processes of care and selected AHRQ patient safety indicators postoperative wound dehiscence and accidental puncture or laceration using the VA electronic medical record
    Qi Chen
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:206-13. 2013
    ..Documentation of POC was frequently missing in EMRs. Future studies should combine EMR review with alternative approaches, such as direct observation, to better assess POC...
  11. doi Validating the patient safety indicators in the Veterans Health Administration: do they accurately identify true safety events?
    Amy K Rosen
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research COLMR, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA or
    Med Care 50:74-85. 2012
    ..However, few studies have determined how accurately the PSIs identify true safety events...
  12. ncbi Ventral hernia repair with synthetic, composite, and biologic mesh: characteristics, indications, and infection profile
    Marisa Cevasco
    Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System and Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 13:209-15. 2012
    ..A variety of mesh materials are available for ventral hernia repair (VHR), each with a unique set of characteristics. Surgeons are offered an ever-expanding selection of products, making a review of the available materials timely...