Scott E Regenbogen

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prevention of retained surgical sponges: a decision-analytic model predicting relative cost-effectiveness
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Surgery 145:527-35. 2009
  2. pmc The intraoperative Surgical Apgar Score predicts postdischarge complications after colon and rectal resection
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Surgery 148:559-66. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of technical error among surgical malpractice claims: an analysis of strategies to prevent injury to surgical patients
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 246:705-11. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Do differences in hospital and surgeon quality explain racial disparities in lower-extremity vascular amputations?
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg 250:424-31. 2009
  5. pmc Does the Surgical Apgar Score measure intraoperative performance?
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 248:320-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Utility of the surgical apgar score: validation in 4119 patients
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Surg 144:30-6; discussion 37. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The frequency and significance of discrepancies in the surgical count
    Caprice C Greenberg
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 248:337-41. 2008
  8. doi request reprint A policy-based intervention for the reduction of communication breakdowns in inpatient surgical care: results from a Harvard surgical safety collaborative
    Alexander F Arriaga
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 253:849-54. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint An Apgar score for surgery
    Atul A Gawande
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:201-8. 2007
  10. doi request reprint The better colectomy project: association of evidence-based best-practice adherence rates to outcomes in colorectal surgery
    Alexander F Arriaga
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 250:507-13. 2009

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Prevention of retained surgical sponges: a decision-analytic model predicting relative cost-effectiveness
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Surgery 145:527-35. 2009
    ..We developed an empirically calibrated decision-analytic model comparing standard counting against alternative strategies: universal or selective x-ray, bar-coded sponges (BCS), and radiofrequency-tagged (RF) sponges...
  2. pmc The intraoperative Surgical Apgar Score predicts postdischarge complications after colon and rectal resection
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Surgery 148:559-66. 2010
    ..However, because complications often arise after uncomplicated hospitalizations, we sought to evaluate whether this intraoperative metric would predict postdischarge complications after colectomy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of technical error among surgical malpractice claims: an analysis of strategies to prevent injury to surgical patients
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 246:705-11. 2007
    ..To identify the most prevalent patterns of technical errors in surgery, and evaluate commonly recommended interventions in light of these patterns...
  4. doi request reprint Do differences in hospital and surgeon quality explain racial disparities in lower-extremity vascular amputations?
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg 250:424-31. 2009
    ..To understand whether racial disparities in surgery for lower-extremity arterial disease are minimized by high-quality providers, or instead, differential treatment of otherwise similar patients pervades all settings...
  5. pmc Does the Surgical Apgar Score measure intraoperative performance?
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 248:320-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether Surgical Apgar Scores measure the relationship between intraoperative care and surgical outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Utility of the surgical apgar score: validation in 4119 patients
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Surg 144:30-6; discussion 37. 2009
    ..To confirm the utility of a 10-point Surgical Apgar Score to rate surgical outcomes in a large cohort of patients...
  7. doi request reprint The frequency and significance of discrepancies in the surgical count
    Caprice C Greenberg
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 248:337-41. 2008
    ..To prospectively evaluate and accurately describe the rate and type of discrepancies encountered in the surgical count...
  8. doi request reprint A policy-based intervention for the reduction of communication breakdowns in inpatient surgical care: results from a Harvard surgical safety collaborative
    Alexander F Arriaga
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 253:849-54. 2011
    ..To develop and evaluate an intervention to reduce breakdowns in communication during inpatient surgical care...
  9. ncbi request reprint An Apgar score for surgery
    Atul A Gawande
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:201-8. 2007
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  10. doi request reprint The better colectomy project: association of evidence-based best-practice adherence rates to outcomes in colorectal surgery
    Alexander F Arriaga
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 250:507-13. 2009
    ..To evaluate whether adherence to evidence-based best practices in colorectal surgery predicts improved postoperative outcomes...
  11. pmc The Surgical Apgar Score in hip and knee arthroplasty
    Thomas H Wuerz
    Center for Predictive Medicine Research, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, 35 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:1119-26. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint Surgical outcome measurement for a global patient population: validation of the Surgical Apgar Score in 8 countries
    Alex B Haynes
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surgery 149:519-24. 2011
    ..The Surgical Apgar Score, a simple metric derived from 3 intraoperative parameters, has been shown in U.S. academic medical centers to predict 30-day patient outcomes after operation, but has not been validated more broadly...
  13. doi request reprint Bar-coding surgical sponges to improve safety: a randomized controlled trial
    Caprice C Greenberg
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 247:612-6. 2008
    ..A randomized, controlled trial was performed to evaluate a computer-assisted method for counting sponges using a bar-code system...
  14. ncbi request reprint Patterns of communication breakdowns resulting in injury to surgical patients
    Caprice C Greenberg
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:533-40. 2007
    ..Communication breakdowns are a common threat to surgical safety, but there are little data to guide initiatives to improve communication...
  15. doi request reprint Urinary tract infection after colon and rectal resections: more common than predicted by risk-adjustment models
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:784-92. 2011
    ..Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common hospital-acquired infections in the United States. We hypothesized that the risk of UTI after colorectal surgery exceeds the risk after other gastrointestinal operations...
  16. doi request reprint An estimation of the global volume of surgery: a modelling strategy based on available data
    Thomas G Weiser
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 372:139-44. 2008
    ..We estimated the number of major operations undertaken worldwide, described their distribution, and assessed the importance of surgical care in global public-health policy...
  17. doi request reprint Communication practices on 4 Harvard surgical services: a surgical safety collaborative
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 250:861-5. 2009
    ..We conducted a prospective study at 4 Harvard teaching hospitals to address these issues...
  18. pmc Lag time in an incident reporting system at a university hospital in Japan
    Masahiro Hirose
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:101-4. 2007
    ..Delays and underreporting limit the success of hospital incident reporting systems, but little is known about the causes or implications of delayed reporting. Setting and..