Prathibha Varkey

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Complexity science: core concepts and applications for medical practice
    Ashok M Patel
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic
    Minn Med 91:40-2. 2008
  2. pmc The positive impact of a facilitated peer mentoring program on academic skills of women faculty
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine and Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    BMC Med Educ 12:14. 2012
  3. ncbi Basics of quality improvement in health care
    Prathibha Varkey
    Divison of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:735-9. 2007
  4. doi The power of collaboration: integrating a preventive medicine-public health curriculum into a pediatric residency
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive Occupational, and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:S314-6. 2011
  5. doi Teaching quality improvement: a collaboration project between medicine and engineering
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:296-301. 2008
  6. doi Validity evidence for an OSCE to assess competency in systems-based practice and practice-based learning and improvement: a preliminary investigation
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Acad Med 83:775-80. 2008
  7. doi A framework for healthcare quality improvement in India: the time is here and now!
    P Varkey
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Postgrad Med 57:237-41. 2011
  8. doi Telemedicine in the work site: a study of feasibility, and patient and provider satisfaction
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 14:322-5. 2008
  9. doi An innovative method to assess negotiation skills necessary for quality improvement
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:350-5. 2008
  10. doi Innovation in health care: a primer
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:382-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi Complexity science: core concepts and applications for medical practice
    Ashok M Patel
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic
    Minn Med 91:40-2. 2008
    ..The goal of this article is to help physicians understand the basic concepts of complexity science and how they might be applied to medical practice...
  2. pmc The positive impact of a facilitated peer mentoring program on academic skills of women faculty
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine and Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    BMC Med Educ 12:14. 2012
    ..We describe a facilitated peer mentoring program in our institution's department of medicine...
  3. ncbi Basics of quality improvement in health care
    Prathibha Varkey
    Divison of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:735-9. 2007
    ..Key quality improvement concepts and methodologies, including plan-do-study-act, six-sigma, and lean strategies, are discussed, and the differences between quality improvement and quality-of-care research are explored...
  4. doi The power of collaboration: integrating a preventive medicine-public health curriculum into a pediatric residency
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive Occupational, and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:S314-6. 2011
    ....
  5. doi Teaching quality improvement: a collaboration project between medicine and engineering
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:296-301. 2008
    ..004) from 7.33 prerotation to 11.89 postrotation. Further research is necessary to study the effectiveness, efficacy, and scope of using engineering expertise in QI education initiatives...
  6. doi Validity evidence for an OSCE to assess competency in systems-based practice and practice-based learning and improvement: a preliminary investigation
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Acad Med 83:775-80. 2008
    ..To determine the psychometric properties and validity of an OSCE to assess the competencies of Practice-Based Learning and Improvement (PBLI) and Systems-Based Practice (SBP) in graduate medical education...
  7. doi A framework for healthcare quality improvement in India: the time is here and now!
    P Varkey
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Postgrad Med 57:237-41. 2011
    ....
  8. doi Telemedicine in the work site: a study of feasibility, and patient and provider satisfaction
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 14:322-5. 2008
    ..The ability for the patient to watch their ENT examination and see any associated abnormalities was appreciated by many patients. Physicians, nurses and patients were capable of using the technology with little training...
  9. doi An innovative method to assess negotiation skills necessary for quality improvement
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:350-5. 2008
    ..3%) or agreed (66.7%) that the OSCE station was an authentic assessment tool. Further research is needed to study the predictive validity of such an OSCE and its application to assessing other quality improvement competencies...
  10. doi Innovation in health care: a primer
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:382-8. 2008
    ..This article provides a primer on innovation for quality improvement practitioners and physician leaders who play a key role in creating innovation and environments for innovations to flourish...
  11. doi Leadership curriculum in undergraduate medical education: a study of student and faculty perspectives
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester 55905, USA
    Med Teach 31:244-50. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to elicit the perspectives of students, faculty physicians and administrators regarding the knowledge and competencies necessary in an undergraduate leadership curriculum...
  12. doi An innovative team collaboration assessment tool for a quality improvement curriculum
    Prathibha Varkey
    College of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:6-11. 2009
    ..Further research with multiple teams and during a longer period will be needed to better understand the psychometric properties and predictive validity of the teamwork objective structured clinical examination station...
  13. ncbi A systems approach to teach core topics across graduate medical education programmes
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive Occupational and Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:1044-5. 2008
    ..Directors of these programmes expressed the need for a centralised approach to teach learners about insurance systems and the basics of QI...
  14. ncbi A systems approach for implementing practice-based learning and improvement and systems-based practice in graduate medical education
    Prathibha Varkey
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, corrected Rochester, Minnesota corrected, USA
    Acad Med 84:335-9. 2009
    ..Further research is needed to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of such a program and to measure its impact on learner knowledge, skills, and attitudes and, ultimately, on patient outcomes...
  15. ncbi Using quality-improvement techniques to enhance patient education and counselling of diagnosis and management
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Qual Prim Care 17:205-13. 2009
    ..Patients recall less than half the information provided to them by their physicians...
  16. doi Empowerment of women and its association with the health of the community
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:71-6. 2010
    ..By means of this article, we aim to assess the relationship of women's empowerment with health in 75 countries...
  17. doi Change management for effective quality improvement: a primer
    Prathibha Varkey
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:268-73. 2010
    ..Adoption of change management practices increases the odds of success because focus is placed on the people in the organization who make things happen...
  18. doi The impact of a quality improvement program on employee satisfaction in an academic microsystem
    Prathibha Varkey
    Quality Improvement and Innovation Program, Division of Preventive Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:215-21. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to study systems changes that enhance employee satisfaction and their impact on patient and financial outcomes...
  19. ncbi Medication reconciliation implementation in an academic center
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 21:293-5. 2006
  20. ncbi An experiential interdisciplinary quality improvement education initiative
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 21:317-22. 2006
    ....
  21. doi A patient safety curriculum for graduate medical education: results from a needs assessment of educators and patient safety experts
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:214-21. 2009
    ..The results of this study provide a framework for the development of patient safety curricula in GME...
  22. ncbi The epidemiology of tuberculosis among primary refugee arrivals in Minnesota between 1997 and 2001
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Travel Med 14:1-8. 2007
    ..Secondary objectives were to determine the association of TB infection with gender, age, and ethnicity of the refugees...
  23. ncbi The Objective Structured Clinical Examination as an educational tool in patient safety
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:48-53. 2007
    ..An OSCE station related to the communication and management of prescription errors was introduced in 2003 as part of a quality improvement (QI) curriculum at Mayo Medical School...
  24. ncbi Educating to improve patient care: integrating quality improvement into a medical school curriculum
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Baldwin 5A, 200 1st SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:112-6. 2007
    ..This curriculum prepares physicians in training to be knowledgeable about common systems issues and medical errors in clinical practice and has the potential for application in undergraduate medical education...
  25. ncbi Multidisciplinary approach to inpatient medication reconciliation in an academic setting
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Department of Pharmacy, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, and Department of Family Medicine, Park Nicollett Methodist Hospital, St Louis Park, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:850-4. 2007
    ..The effectiveness of a multidisciplinary medication reconciliation process was studied in an inpatient family medicine unit of an academic hospital center...
  26. ncbi The effect of computerized physician-order entry on outpatient prescription errors
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Manag Care Interface 20:53-7. 2007
    ..The pharmacist plays a critical role in the prevention of prescription errors, as the errors discovered in the study would have reached the patients if not for their interception by these health care professionals...
  27. ncbi Improving medication reconciliation in the outpatient setting
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:286-92. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi Intestinal parasitic infection among new refugees to Minnesota, 1996-2001
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Travel Med Infect Dis 5:223-9. 2007
    ..Secondary objectives were to determine the association of intestinal parasitic infection with gender, age and continent of origin...
  29. ncbi The Aging Game: improving medical students' attitudes toward caring for the elderly
    Prathibha Varkey
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:224-9. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi Developing a tool for assessing competency in root cause analysis
    Priyanka Gupta
    Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:36-42. 2009
    ..Although training in RCA is gaining popularity in medical education, there is no published literature on valid or reliable methods for assessing competency in the same...
  31. ncbi An innovative model for tuberculosis control: an academic medical center-public health department partnership
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA
    Minn Med 93:39-41. 2010
    ..8% to 94.6%. Because of successful medical outcomes and acceptance by patients, providers, and the community, the clinic model lends itself to replication elsewhere in the United States...
  32. ncbi Sero-epidemiology of hepatitis B among new refugees to Minnesota
    Chris Ugwu
    Department of Medicine, Buffalo Clinic, University of Minnesota, Buffalo, MN, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:469-74. 2008
    ....
  33. doi Physician satisfaction and burnout at different career stages
    Liselotte N Dyrbye
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1358-67. 2013
    ..To explore the work lives, professional satisfaction, and burnout of US physicians by career stage and differences across sexes, specialties, and practice setting...
  34. doi Perspective: Transformative learning: a framework using critical reflection to link the improvement competencies in graduate medical education
    Christopher M Wittich
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Acad Med 85:1790-3. 2010
    ..Educators who adopt the transformative learning framework should be able to design meaningful QI curricula that encourage residents to be reflective and empower them with QI skills...
  35. doi A clinical deterioration prediction tool for internal medicine patients
    Lisa L Kirkland
    Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:135-42. 2013
    ..This tool created using routinely collected clinical measurements can serve as a very early warning system for hospitalized medical patients...
  36. doi The Charlson Comorbidity Index Score as a predictor of 30-day mortality after hip fracture surgery
    Lisa L Kirkland
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:461-7. 2011
    ..Advanced age, low BMI, and high CCI can be identified prospectively and are independently associated with postoperative 30-day mortality in older, chronically ill patients...
  37. doi Differences between surrogate telephone triage calls in an adult population and self calls
    Frederick North
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester MN 55905, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 17:118-22. 2011
    ..72; 95% CI 1.66 to 1.79). Calls about men accounted for 54% of surrogate calls but only 26% of self calls (OR 3.3; 95% CI 3.2 to 3.4), suggesting that surrogate calls may be a way of increasing medical access for men...
  38. doi Nutrition in the hospitalized patient
    Lisa L Kirkland
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55960, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:52-8. 2013
    ..As with all other aspects of discharge, it is the hospitalist's role to assure smooth transition of the nutrition care plan to an outpatient setting...
  39. doi Is an occupational examination superior to an occupational health history alone for preplacement screening in health care settings?
    Richard D Newcomb
    Mayo Clinic Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55901, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:276-9. 2012
    ..To determine whether preplacement recommendations following an occupationally focused medical history is different from those following an occupational consultation...
  40. doi Do timely outpatient follow-up visits decrease hospital readmission rates?
    Deanne T Kashiwagi
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:11-5. 2012
    ..75). The timing of postdischarge follow-up did not affect readmissions. Further research is needed to determine such factors and to prospectively study time to outpatient follow-up after discharge and the decrease in readmission rates...
  41. ncbi Telemedicine applications in occupational medicine
    Prathibha Varkey
    Mayo Clinic, USA
    Minn Med 89:46-8. 2006
    ..More rigorous research evaluating the applications of telemedicine in occupational health care is needed...
  42. doi Mentoring programs for physicians in academic medicine: a systematic review
    Deanne T Kashiwagi
    College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Acad Med 88:1029-37. 2013
    ....
  43. doi The value of telephone triage for patients with appendicitis
    Frederick North
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 17:417-20. 2011
    ..0001). Telephone triage significantly reduced the delay in care for appendicitis in comparison with what the caller would have done. This suggests that telephone triage potentially reduces the morbidity associated with appendicitis...
  44. ncbi Service delivery innovations at Mayo Clinic
    Prathibha Varkey
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA
    Minn Med 88:39-42. 2005
    ....
  45. doi The effectiveness of self-directed learning in health professions education: a systematic review
    Mohammad H Murad
    Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Educ 44:1057-68. 2010
    ..Self-directed learning (SDL) is suggested as the methodology of choice in this context. The purpose of this systematic review is to determine the effectiveness of SDL in improving learning outcomes in health professionals...
  46. doi Challenges and opportunities for medical directors in pathology and laboratory medicine: standardization, integration, and innovation
    James S Hernandez
    Division of Clinical Core Laboratory Services, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 133:8-13. 2010
    ....
  47. doi A retrospective study of adult telephone triage calls in a US call centre
    Frederick North
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester MN 55905, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 15:165-70. 2009
    ..Call centres should recognize the sex- and age-related trends in calls and adjust the training of their registered nurses accordingly...
  48. doi Use of the prioritization matrix to enhance triage algorithms in clinical decision support software
    Frederick North
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:468-73. 2010
    ..This methodology also bridges the language gap between software developers and management and gives management the ability to customize how software maintenance and development cycles are prioritized...
  49. doi Can an office practice telephonic response meet the needs of a pandemic?
    Frederick North
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Telemed J E Health 16:1012-6. 2010
    ..However, many patients with H1N1 symptoms or exposure could be assessed and treated with telephone protocols...
  50. doi Protective eyewear selection for interventional fluoroscopy
    Glenn M Sturchio
    Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Health Phys 104:S11-6. 2013
    ..Protective eyewear selection needs to include consideration of job task and head orientation to the radiation source as well as the possibility that face shape and eyewear fit may also impact the radiation dose to the eye...
  51. doi Should you search the Internet for information about your acute symptom?
    Frederick North
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Telemed J E Health 18:213-8. 2012
    ..To determine if symptom-related Web sites give sufficient information for users to seek urgent care when warranted...
  52. doi Using a framework for spread of best practices to implement successful venous thromboembolism prophylaxis throughout a large hospital system
    Timothy I Morgenthaler
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:30-8. 2012
    ..Use of an explicit, well-constructed spread plan allows for an orderly management of diffusion of best practices...
  53. ncbi Cryptosporidiosis outbreak in a recreational swimming pool in Minnesota
    Lionel S Lim
    Olmsted County Public Health Services, Division of Disease, Prevention, and Control, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    J Environ Health 67:16-20, 28, 27; quiz 31-2. 2004
    ..Health care providers also must consider testing specifically for cryptosporidiosis when a patient presents with persistent diarrhea...
  54. doi Gaining efficiency and satisfaction in the handoff process
    M Caroline Burton
    Division of Hospital Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:547-52. 2010
    ..Most studies in the literature regard physicians-in-training. We studied the morning handoff process of hospitalist teams comprised of staff physicians and nurse practitioner and/or physician assistants...
  55. pmc Stress management and resilience training among Department of Medicine faculty: a pilot randomized clinical trial
    Amit Sood
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:858-61. 2011
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  56. ncbi Confronting bioterrorism: physicians on the front line
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Occupational Medicine and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:661-72. 2002
    ..Despite the unpredictable nature of bioterrorism, disaster preparedness and knowledge of essential diagnostic and epidemiological principles can contribute substantially toward combating this new threat...
  57. doi Are e-health web users looking for different symptom information than callers to triage centers?
    Frederick North
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Telemed J E Health 17:19-24. 2011
    ..It is not well known what types of symptoms Internet users are seeking assessment for and whether extant telephone triage algorithms would be applicable to Internet users...
  58. ncbi Clinical decision support improves quality of telephone triage documentation - an analysis of triage documentation before and after computerized clinical decision support
    Frederick North
    Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 14:20. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to compare triage documentation quality associated with the use of a clinical decision support tool, ExpertRN©...
  59. ncbi Vertical versus lateral thinking
    James S Hernandez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Physician Exec 34:26-8. 2008
    ..Traditional medical training may actually impede a physician's ability to solve complex problems because it is based on vertical, linear and traditional thinking...
  60. ncbi Self-directed learning in health professions education
    M Hassan Murad
    Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:580-90. 2008
    ..However, the concept of self-directed learning continues to be elusive, with students and educators finding difficulty in defining it and agreeing on its worth...
  61. doi A review of cost-effectiveness, cost-containment and economics curricula in graduate medical education
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:1055-62. 2010
    ..In most graduate medical education programmes, trainees do not receive formal training in cost-effective medical practice...
  62. doi How serious are the symptoms of callers to a telephone triage call centre?
    Frederick North
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 16:383-8. 2010
    ..There are both qualitative and quantitative similarities between triage calls and ED visits and, using hospitalization as an indicator, some subgroups of triage calls are nearly as serious as ED visits...
  63. ncbi Mayo Clinic office visit. Patient safety. An interview with Prathibha Varkey, M.D., M.P.H
    Prathibha Varkey
    Mayo Clin Womens Healthsource 10:7-8. 2006