Stephen Swensen

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc What is preventable harm in healthcare? A systematic review of definitions
    Mohammed Nabhan
    Center for the Science of Healthcare Delivery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:128. 2012
  2. doi The business case for health-care quality improvement
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Patient Saf 9:44-52. 2013
  3. doi The Mayo Clinic Value Creation System
    Stephen J Swensen
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:58-65. 2012
  4. ncbi Sun Valley Group manifesto
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:646-8. 2005
  5. ncbi Radiologic quality and safety: mapping value into radiology
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:992-1000. 2005
  6. doi Transparency and the "end result idea"
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Chest 133:233-5. 2008
  7. ncbi Lung nodules: dual-kilovolt peak analysis with CT--multicenter study
    S J Swensen
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Radiology 214:81-5. 2000
  8. doi Quality: the Mayo Clinic approach
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:428-40. 2009
  9. doi Flying in the plane you service: patient-centered radiology
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 7:216-21. 2010
  10. doi Controlling healthcare costs by removing waste: what American doctors can do now
    Stephen J Swensen
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:534-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. pmc What is preventable harm in healthcare? A systematic review of definitions
    Mohammed Nabhan
    Center for the Science of Healthcare Delivery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:128. 2012
    ..A standardized and clear definition of preventable harm is the first step towards safer and more efficient healthcare delivery system. We aimed to summarize the definitions of preventable harm and its conceptualization in healthcare...
  2. doi The business case for health-care quality improvement
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Patient Saf 9:44-52. 2013
    ....
  3. doi The Mayo Clinic Value Creation System
    Stephen J Swensen
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:58-65. 2012
    ..The methodology is described and examples of the results to date are presented. The Value Creation System has been demonstrated to improve the quality of patient care while reducing costs and increasing productivity...
  4. ncbi Sun Valley Group manifesto
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:646-8. 2005
  5. ncbi Radiologic quality and safety: mapping value into radiology
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:992-1000. 2005
    ..It entails 9 steps with dozens of specific opportunities for improving care to patients. The radiology profession has an obligation to robustly document and improve quality and safety in its practice...
  6. doi Transparency and the "end result idea"
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Chest 133:233-5. 2008
  7. ncbi Lung nodules: dual-kilovolt peak analysis with CT--multicenter study
    S J Swensen
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Radiology 214:81-5. 2000
    ....
  8. doi Quality: the Mayo Clinic approach
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:428-40. 2009
    ..The Mayo Clinic experience has led to a greater understanding of the leadership commitment, organizational challenges, and the breadth of initiatives necessary to achieve highly reliable care...
  9. doi Flying in the plane you service: patient-centered radiology
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 7:216-21. 2010
    ..The authors posit that the American practice of radiology would be considerably different if our profession practiced patient-centered radiology...
  10. doi Controlling healthcare costs by removing waste: what American doctors can do now
    Stephen J Swensen
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:534-7. 2011
    ..Three physician-led strategies comprise this solution: reduce (1) overuse of health services, (2) preventable complications and (3) waste within healthcare processes. These challenges know no borders...
  11. ncbi CT screening for lung cancer: five-year prospective experience
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Radiology 235:259-65. 2005
    ..To report results of a 5-year prospective low-dose helical chest computed tomographic (CT) study of a cohort at high risk for lung cancer...
  12. ncbi Lung cancer screening experience: a retrospective review of PET in 22 non-small cell lung carcinomas detected on screening chest CT in a high-risk population
    Rebecca M Lindell
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:126-31. 2005
    ..The objective of our study was to retrospectively review the PET results of non-small cell lung carcinomas detected on screening chest CT in a high-risk population...
  13. ncbi Lung cancer screening with CT: Mayo Clinic experience
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Radiology 226:756-61. 2003
    ..To evaluate a large cohort of patients at high risk for lung cancer by using screening with low-dose spiral computed tomography (CT) of the chest...
  14. ncbi Relation between smoking cessation and receiving results from three annual spiral chest computed tomography scans for lung carcinoma screening
    Cynthia O Townsend
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cancer 103:2154-62. 2005
    ..Perhaps, recommendations from multiple cancer screenings may promote smoking abstinence among individuals at high risk for lung carcinoma...
  15. pmc Physical activity, health status and risk of hospitalization in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Roberto P Benzo
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Respiration 80:10-8. 2010
    ..Self-reported daily physical activity and health status have been reported as predictors of a hospitalization in COPD but are not routinely assessed...
  16. pmc Integrating health status and survival data: the palliative effect of lung volume reduction surgery
    Roberto Benzo
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55902, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:239-46. 2009
    ..This practice tends to inflate the apparent benefits of interventions with a high risk of mortality. Assessing a composite QoL-death outcome is a potential solution to this problem...
  17. ncbi Screening for lung cancer with low-dose spiral computed tomography
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:508-13. 2002
    ..Twelve (57%) of the 21 non-small cell cancers detected by computed tomography were stage IA at diagnosis. Computed tomography can detect early-stage lung cancers. The rate of benign nodule detection is high...
  18. ncbi Sensitivity and specificity of the semiquantitative latex agglutination D-dimer assay for the diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism as defined by computed tomographic angiography
    David A Froehling
    Division of Area General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:164-8. 2004
    ....
  19. ncbi Significance of multiple carcinoid tumors and tumorlets in surgical lung specimens: analysis of 28 patients
    Marie Christine Aubry
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Chest 131:1635-43. 2007
    ..The clinical significance of multiple carcinoid tumorlets in surgical lung specimens has not been systematically analyzed. We reviewed our experience to determine the range of clinical circumstances associated with this finding...
  20. pmc Perceptions of lung cancer risk and beliefs in screening accuracy of spiral computed tomography among high-risk lung cancer family members
    Pamela S Sinicrope
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:1012-25. 2010
    ..Our objective was to describe the effect of participation in SCT screening on participants' risk perceptions, worry, and expectations regarding the accuracy of the screening result...
  21. ncbi Quality improvement in radiology: white paper report of the Sun Valley Group meeting
    C Daniel Johnson
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:544-9. 2006
    ..Among these is a formal educational program for all radiologists interested in implementing a quality improvement program within their practice, to be hosted by the ACR...
  22. ncbi Quality improvement in radiology: white paper report of the 2006 Sun Valley Group meeting
    C Daniel Johnson
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 4:145-7. 2007
  23. ncbi Evaluation of a quantitative D-dimer latex immunoassay for acute pulmonary embolism diagnosed by computed tomographic angiography
    David A Froehling
    Division of General Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:556-60. 2007
    ..To determine the sensitivity and specificity of a quantitative plasma fibrin D-dimer latex immunoassay (LIA) for the diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism...
  24. doi Are airflow obstruction and radiographic evidence of emphysema risk factors for lung cancer? A nested case-control study using quantitative emphysema analysis
    Fabien Maldonado
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Chest 138:1295-302. 2010
    ..We proposed to assess this risk using a quantitative volumetric CT scan analysis...
  25. doi Feasibility of using a walking workstation during CT image interpretation
    Jeff L Fidler
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 5:1130-6. 2008
    ..Methods to help reduce sedentary work environments may help reduce obesity. The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of using a walking workstation during computed tomographic image interpretation...
  26. pmc 5-year lung cancer screening experience: growth curves of 18 lung cancers compared to histologic type, CT attenuation, stage, survival, and size
    Rebecca M Lindell
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Chest 136:1586-95. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to document the growth of lung cancers detected in high-risk participants receiving annual screening chest CT scans...
  27. ncbi Five-year lung cancer screening experience: CT appearance, growth rate, location, and histologic features of 61 lung cancers
    Rebecca M Lindell
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Charlton 2 290, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Radiology 242:555-62. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi Characterization of the solitary pulmonary nodule: 18F-FDG PET versus nodule-enhancement CT
    Jared A Christensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:1361-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to directly compare nodule-enhancement CT and 18F-FDG PET in the characterization of indeterminate solitary pulmonary nodules (SPNs) greater than 7 mm in size...
  29. ncbi Bronchiolar disorders
    Jay H Ryu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:1277-92. 2003
    ..The clinical relevance of a bronchiolar lesion is best determined by identifying the underlying histopathologic pattern and assessing the correlative clinico-physiologic-radiologic context...
  30. ncbi Outcomes after withholding anticoagulation from patients with suspected acute pulmonary embolism and negative computed tomographic findings: a cohort study
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:130-8. 2002
    ..To determine the outcome of withholding anticoagulation from patients with suspected acute pulmonary embolism in whom computed tomographic (CT) findings are interpreted as negative for pulmonary embolism...
  31. ncbi Optimizing weekend availability for sophisticated tests and procedures in a large hospital
    Lawrence H Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:553-8. 2005
    ..The goal is to optimally configure capacity so as to balance the imperatives of timely availability and efficient resource utilization...
  32. ncbi Alpha1-antitrypsin and neutrophil elastase imbalance and lung cancer risk
    Ping Yang
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Chest 128:445-52. 2005
    ..We conducted a case-control study to investigate whether genetic variations indicative of alpha(1)-antitrypsin deficiency (A1ATD) or an excess of neutrophil elastase modify lung cancer risk..
  33. ncbi CT screening for lung cancer
    Thomas E Hartman
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Semin Roentgenol 40:193-6. 2005
  34. ncbi Effectiveness of smoking cessation self-help materials in a lung cancer screening population
    Matthew M Clark
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Lung Cancer 44:13-21. 2004
    ..Clearly, more investigation is warranted into how to tailor smoking interventions for cancer screening participants...
  35. ncbi Change in smoking status after spiral chest computed tomography scan screening
    Lisa Sanderson Cox
    Nicotine Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cancer 98:2495-501. 2003
    ..The current study evaluated smoking behavior changes in current and former smokers after low-dose, fast spiral chest computed tomography scan (CT) screening for lung carcinoma...
  36. ncbi Clinicoradiological features of pulmonary infarctions mimicking lung cancer
    C Joseph George
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:895-8. 2004
    ..To describe presenting features of pulmonary infarction that may simulate those of lung cancer...
  37. ncbi Lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography
    Thomas E Hartman
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Semin Roentgenol 38:34-8. 2003
  38. ncbi Estimate of lung cancer mortality from low-dose spiral computed tomography screening trials: implications for current mass screening recommendations
    Edward F Patz
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2202-6. 2004
    ..There are no mortality statistics, however, and the current study used published data from these trials to estimate the disease-specific mortality in this high-risk population...
  39. ncbi Computed tomographic screening for lung cancer: home run or foul ball?
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:1187-8. 2003
  40. ncbi Thoracic surgical operations in patients enrolled in a computed tomographic screening trial
    Juan A Crestanello
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:254-9. 2004
    ..We reviewed the thoracic surgical operations performed on patients enrolled in our computed tomographic screening program...
  41. ncbi CT screening for lung cancer
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:833-6. 2002
  42. ncbi Diagnostic approach to the patient with diffuse lung disease
    Jay H Ryu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:1221-7; quiz 1227. 2002
    ..We describe the diagnostic approach to a patient with diffuse lung disease usingthe following key parameters: tempo of the pathological process, characteristics of the radiological pattern, and clinical context...
  43. ncbi Cystic and cavitary lung diseases: focal and diffuse
    Jay H Ryu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:744-52. 2003
    ..High-resolution computed tomography of the chest frequently helps define morphologic features that may serve as important clues regarding the nature of cystic and cavitary lesions in the lung...
  44. ncbi Computed tomography of benign intrapulmonary lymph nodes: retrospective comparison with sarcoma metastases
    Anne Marie G Sykes
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:329-33. 2002
    ..To determine whether the computed tomographic (CT) characteristics of benign intrapulmonary lymph nodes and small sarcoma metastases are sufficiently characteristic to allow specific prospective identification...
  45. ncbi Advanced emphysema in African-American and white patients: do differences exist?
    Wissam M Chatila
    Department of Radiology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Chest 130:108-18. 2006
    ..Epidemiologic studies have not addressed, nor explained, the observed racial differences in emphysema...
  46. ncbi Reliably better, faster, and cheaper souffl├ęs
    Stephen J Swensen
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Radiology, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 4:86-7. 2007
  47. pmc Screening for cancer with computed tomography
    Stephen J Swensen
    BMJ 326:894-5. 2003
  48. ncbi Computed tomography screening and lung cancer outcomes
    Peter B Bach
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 297:953-61. 2007
    ..Randomized controlled trials assessing CT screening are currently under way...
  49. ncbi Lung cancer screening results: easily misunderstood
    David E Midthun
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:14-5. 2007
  50. ncbi Guidelines for management of small pulmonary nodules detected on CT scans: a statement from the Fleischner Society
    Heber Macmahon
    Radiology 237:395-400. 2005
    ....
  51. doi Estimating long-term effectiveness of lung cancer screening in the Mayo CT screening study
    Pamela M McMahon
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 248:278-87. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi Respecting patient autonomy: screening at CT and informed consent
    Frank Earnest
    Radiology 226:633-4. 2003