Luke M Funk

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Global operating theatre distribution and pulse oximetry supply: an estimation from reported data
    Luke M Funk
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 376:1055-61. 2010
  2. doi Esophagectomy outcomes at low-volume hospitals: the association between systems characteristics and mortality
    Luke M Funk
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 253:912-7. 2011
  3. doi Implementation of the World Health Organization surgical safety checklist, including introduction of pulse oximetry, in a resource-limited setting
    Alvin C Kwok
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 257:633-9. 2013
  4. ncbi In-hospital death following inpatient surgical procedures in the United States, 1996-2006
    Thomas G Weiser
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    World J Surg 35:1950-6. 2011
  5. doi Rates and patterns of death after surgery in the United States, 1996 and 2006
    Marcus E Semel
    Brigham andWomen s Hospital, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surgery 151:171-82. 2012
  6. doi Evaluation of surgical care in El Salvador using the WHO surgical vital statistics
    George Molina
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    World J Surg 37:1227-35. 2013
  7. ncbi Hospital management practices and availability of surgery in sub-Saharan Africa: a pilot study of three hospitals
    Luke M Funk
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    World J Surg 37:2520-8. 2013
  8. pmc Adopting a surgical safety checklist could save money and improve the quality of care in U.S. hospitals
    Marcus E Semel
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1593-9. 2010
  9. pmc The incidence of hypoxemia during surgery: evidence from two institutions
    Jesse M Ehrenfeld
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Jackson 458, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Can J Anaesth 57:888-97. 2010

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi Global operating theatre distribution and pulse oximetry supply: an estimation from reported data
    Luke M Funk
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 376:1055-61. 2010
    ..We estimated the global distribution of operating theatres and quantified the availability of pulse oximetry, which is an essential monitoring device during surgery and a potential measure of operating theatre resources...
  2. doi Esophagectomy outcomes at low-volume hospitals: the association between systems characteristics and mortality
    Luke M Funk
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 253:912-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate the association between systems characteristics and esophagectomy mortality at low-volume hospitals..
  3. doi Implementation of the World Health Organization surgical safety checklist, including introduction of pulse oximetry, in a resource-limited setting
    Alvin C Kwok
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 257:633-9. 2013
    ..To introduce the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist into every operating room within a severely resource-limited hospital located in a developing country and to measure its impact on surgical hazards and complications...
  4. ncbi In-hospital death following inpatient surgical procedures in the United States, 1996-2006
    Thomas G Weiser
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    World J Surg 35:1950-6. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate the number of deaths after surgery in the United States over a 10-year period and to evaluate trends in postoperative mortality...
  5. doi Rates and patterns of death after surgery in the United States, 1996 and 2006
    Marcus E Semel
    Brigham andWomen s Hospital, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surgery 151:171-82. 2012
    ..Nationwide rates and patterns of death after surgery are unknown...
  6. doi Evaluation of surgical care in El Salvador using the WHO surgical vital statistics
    George Molina
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    World J Surg 37:1227-35. 2013
    ..These data have not been reported for any Latin American country. We sought to measure these metrics as a starting point for understanding how to improve the safety of surgery in El Salvador...
  7. ncbi Hospital management practices and availability of surgery in sub-Saharan Africa: a pilot study of three hospitals
    Luke M Funk
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    World J Surg 37:2520-8. 2013
    ..We examined specific hospital management practices in three sub-Saharan African hospitals that are associated with surgical productivity and quality...
  8. pmc Adopting a surgical safety checklist could save money and improve the quality of care in U.S. hospitals
    Marcus E Semel
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1593-9. 2010
    ..Using the checklist would both save money and improve the quality of care in hospitals throughout the United States...
  9. pmc The incidence of hypoxemia during surgery: evidence from two institutions
    Jesse M Ehrenfeld
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Jackson 458, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Can J Anaesth 57:888-97. 2010
    ..The incidence of hypoxemia in patients undergoing surgery is largely unknown and may have a clinical impact. The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of intraoperative hypoxemia in a large surgical population...