J M Rothschild

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventable medical injuries in older patients
    J M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2717-28. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of smart infusion pumps to improve medication safety in critically ill patients
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:533-40. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Recovery from medical errors: the critical care nursing safety net
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:63-72. 2006
  4. pmc Use and perceived benefits of handheld computer-based clinical references
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:619-26. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment of education and computerized decision support interventions for improving transfusion practice
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Transfusion 47:228-39. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Medication safety in a psychiatric hospital
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:156-62. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of a rapid response system in an academic medical center
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:417-25, 365. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The costs and savings associated with prevention of adverse events by critical care nurses
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Crit Care 24:471.e1-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Risks of complications by attending physicians after performing nighttime procedures
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    JAMA 302:1565-72. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Computerized physician order entry in the critical care and general inpatient setting: a narrative review
    Jeffrey Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA, USA
    J Crit Care 19:271-8. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Improving Transfusion Practices Using Decision Support
    Jeffrey Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventable medical injuries in older patients
    J M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2717-28. 2000
    ..The success of intervention varies by type of complications. For medications, various interventions have been successful, and fall prevention programs have been demonstrated to be effective in the nursing home and home...
  2. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of smart infusion pumps to improve medication safety in critically ill patients
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:533-40. 2005
    ..We sought to assess the impact of smart pumps with integrated decision support software on the incidence and nature of medication errors and adverse drug events...
  3. ncbi request reprint Recovery from medical errors: the critical care nursing safety net
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:63-72. 2006
    ..Patient surveillance and preventing errors from harming patients represent essential nursing responsibilities but have received relatively little study...
  4. pmc Use and perceived benefits of handheld computer-based clinical references
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:619-26. 2006
    ..Clinicians are increasingly using handheld computers (HC) during patient care. We sought to assess the role of HC-based clinical reference software in medical practice by conducting a survey and assessing actual usage behavior...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment of education and computerized decision support interventions for improving transfusion practice
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Transfusion 47:228-39. 2007
    ..Overuse of blood products is common, but prior efforts to improve transfusion decisions have met with limited success...
  6. ncbi request reprint Medication safety in a psychiatric hospital
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:156-62. 2007
    ..We sought to assess the epidemiology of medication errors (MEs) and adverse drug events (ADEs) in a psychiatric hospital...
  7. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of a rapid response system in an academic medical center
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:417-25, 365. 2008
    ..The intervention had little noticeable impact, although the number of cardiac arrests and deaths were low both before and after the intervention...
  8. doi request reprint The costs and savings associated with prevention of adverse events by critical care nurses
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Crit Care 24:471.e1-7. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the costs and savings associated with prevention of adverse events (AEs) by critical care nurses...
  9. doi request reprint Risks of complications by attending physicians after performing nighttime procedures
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    JAMA 302:1565-72. 2009
    ..Few data exist on the relationships between experienced physicians' work hours and sleep, and patient safety...
  10. ncbi request reprint Computerized physician order entry in the critical care and general inpatient setting: a narrative review
    Jeffrey Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA, USA
    J Crit Care 19:271-8. 2004
    ..Future studies are needed to demonstrate the benefits of more patient specific decision support interventions and the seamless integration of CPOE into a wireless, computerized medication administration system...
  11. doi request reprint Single-parameter early warning criteria to predict life-threatening adverse events
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Patient Saf 6:97-101. 2010
    ..Early warning criteria ("criteria"), used to activate rapid response system (RRS) teams, may improve patient outcomes by predicting life-threatening adverse events--urgent intensive care unit (ICU) transfers and cardiac arrests...
  12. pmc Clinician use of a palmtop drug reference guide
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:223-9. 2002
    ..ePocrates Rx (formerly known as qRx; ePocrates, San Carlos, California) is a comprehensive drug information guide that is downloadable free from the Internet and designed for the Palm OS platform align="right"...
  13. ncbi request reprint Do abnormal liver function tests predict inpatient imaging yield? An evaluation of clinical decision making
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 8:397-406. 2002
    ..We undertook this study to assess whether the extent and severity of LFTs abnormalities predicted the yield of inpatient imaging...
  14. ncbi request reprint Analysis of medication-related malpractice claims: causes, preventability, and costs
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2414-20. 2002
    ..We also assessed the potential benefits of proved effective ADE prevention strategies on ADE claims prevention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Variability in intravenous medication practices: implications for medication safety
    David W Bates
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:203-10. 2005
    ..v.) drug administration, and alerts can be provided if dosages fall outside pre-established limits. High variation levelsare common in medical care but can increase safety risk if the variation is unnecessary...
  16. ncbi request reprint Abdominal cross-sectional imaging for inpatients with abnormal liver function test results: yield and usefulness
    J M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:583-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Abdominal cross-sectional imaging studies performed on inpatients with abnormal LFT results had a high diagnostic yield and frequently changed patient care...
  17. ncbi request reprint The Critical Care Safety Study: The incidence and nature of adverse events and serious medical errors in intensive care
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1694-700. 2005
    ..We sought to study the incidence and nature of adverse events and serious errors in the critical care setting...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of reducing interns' work hours on serious medical errors in intensive care units
    Christopher P Landrigan
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1838-48. 2004
    ..Although sleep deprivation has been shown to impair neurobehavioral performance, few studies have measured its effects on medical errors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adverse drug events and medication errors in psychiatry: methodological issues regarding identification and classification
    Klaus Mann
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    World J Biol Psychiatry 9:24-33. 2008
    ..Data collected by means of the presented approach provide a basis for the development of effective strategies to reduce the risk of medication errors and thus improve patient safety in psychiatric care...
  20. pmc Programmable infusion pumps in ICUs: an analysis of corresponding adverse drug events
    Teryl K Nuckols
    THE RAND CORPORATION, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:41-5. 2008
    ..Patients in intensive care units (ICUs) frequently experience adverse drug events involving intravenous medications (IV-ADEs), which are often preventable...
  21. ncbi request reprint Costs of intravenous adverse drug events in academic and nonacademic intensive care units
    Teryl K Nuckols
    THE RAND CORPORATION, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Med Care 46:17-24. 2008
    ..Precise cost estimates have not been reported for academic ICUs, and no studies have included nonacademic ICUs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of health care provider work hours and sleep deprivation on safety and performance
    Steven W Lockley
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:7-18. 2007
    ..They also report making 300% more fatigue-related medical errors that lead to a patient's death...
  23. doi request reprint A model of recovering medical errors in the coronary care unit
    Ann C Hurley
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Nursing, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Heart Lung 37:219-26. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the thoughts, interpersonal processes, and actions used by nurses who had recently intervened to protect coronary care unit (CCU) patients from potential medical errors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hospital workload and adverse events
    Joel S Weissman
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Med Care 45:448-55. 2007
    ..Hospitals are under pressure to increase revenue and lower costs, and at the same time, they face dramatic variation in clinical demand...
  25. ncbi request reprint What is the measure of a safe hospital? Medication errors missed by risk management, clinical staff, and surveyors
    Benjamin C Grasso
    The Institute for Self Directed Care, Falmouth, ME 04105, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 11:268-73. 2005
    ..e., lack of medication errors). Replication of our findings in other hospital settings is needed. We also recommend measures for improving patient safety by reducing error rates and increasing error detection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Intravenous medication safety and smart infusion systems: lessons learned and future opportunities
    Carol A Keohane
    Center of Excellence for Patient Safety Research and Practice, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Infus Nurs 28:321-8. 2005
    ..Finally, it details the lessons learned and the opportunities identified through the use of smart infusion technology at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts...
  27. ncbi request reprint Medication safety in the ambulatory chemotherapy setting
    Tejal K Gandhi
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Cancer 104:2477-83. 2005
    ..Little is known concerning the safety of the outpatient chemotherapy process. In the current study, the authors sought to identify medication error and potential adverse drug event (ADE) rates in the outpatient chemotherapy setting...
  28. ncbi request reprint Adherence to black box warnings for prescription medications in outpatients
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:338-44. 2006
    ..Our objectives were to determine how frequently clinicians prescribe drugs in violation of black box warnings for these issues and to determine how frequently such prescribing results in harm...
  29. pmc Strategies for detecting adverse drug events among older persons in the ambulatory setting
    Terry S Field
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Fallon Healthcare System and University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:492-8. 2004
    ..To examine various strategies for the identification of adverse drug events (ADEs) among older persons in the ambulatory clinical setting...
  30. ncbi request reprint How many hospital pharmacy medication dispensing errors go undetected?
    Jennifer L Cina
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:73-80. 2006
    ..A study was conducted at an academic tertiary care hospital to characterize the incidence and severity of medication dispensing errors in a hospital pharmacy...
  31. ncbi request reprint What do we know about medication errors in inpatient psychiatry?
    Benjamin C Grasso
    Institute for Self Directed Care, Portland, Maine, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:391-400. 2003
    ..The literature on ADEs, both preventable and nonpreventable, was reviewed within the broader patient safety framework...
  32. ncbi request reprint Medication dispensing errors and potential adverse drug events before and after implementing bar code technology in the pharmacy
    Eric G Poon
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Partners Information Systems, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:426-34. 2006
    ..Many dispensing errors made in hospital pharmacies can harm patients. Some hospitals are investing in bar code technology to reduce these errors, but data about its efficacy are limited...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effective implementation of work-hour limits and systemic improvements
    Christopher P Landrigan
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:19-29. 2007
    ..Sleep deprivation, ubiquitous among nurses and physicians, recently has been shown to greatly increase rates of serious medical errors and occupational injuries among health care workers in the United States...
  34. ncbi request reprint Costs of adverse events in intensive care units
    Rainu Kaushal
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:2479-83. 2007
    ..Iatrogenic injuries are very common in critically ill adults. However, the financial implications of these events are incompletely understood...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of reducing interns' weekly work hours on sleep and attentional failures
    Steven W Lockley
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1829-37. 2004
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  36. ncbi request reprint Is terminology used effectively to convey diagnostic certainty in radiology reports?
    Ramin Khorasani
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Radiol 10:685-8. 2003
    ..This study was performed to assess the extent of agreement among radiologists and nonradiologists in perception of diagnostic certainty conveyed by words and phrases commonly used in radiology reports...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reliability evaluation of the adapted national coordinating council medication error reporting and prevention (NCC MERP) index
    Rita A Snyder
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:1006-13. 2007
    ..This article describes: (1) adaptation of the Index, (2) classification criteria and processes used to assess the adapted Index, and (3) inter-rater reliability results...

Research Grants3

  1. Improving Transfusion Practices Using Decision Support
    Jeffrey Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will also examine whether improvements in appropriate transfusion ordering behavior among clinicians using decision support tools will be greater than improvements achieved by educational programs alone. ..