K S Boockvar

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Delirium during acute illness in nursing home residents
    Kenneth Boockvar
    James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY Jewish Home Lifecare, New York, NY Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:656-60. 2013
  2. pmc Recent trends in chronic disease, impairment and disability among older adults in the United States
    William W Hung
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:47. 2011
  3. pmc A prospective study of symptoms, function, and medication use during acute illness in nursing home residents: design, rationale and cohort description
    William W Hung
    Center for the Study of Health Care Across Systems and Sites of Care, Department of Veteran Affairs HSR and D Service, James J Peters VA Medical Center, 130 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    BMC Geriatr 10:47. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Palliative care for frail older adults: "there are things I can't do anymore that I wish I could . . . "
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    JAMA 296:2245-53. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Organizational relationships between nursing homes and hospitals and quality of care during hospital-nursing home patient transfers
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, J J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1078-84. 2007
  6. pmc Medicare expenditures for nursing home residents triaged to nursing home or hospital for acute infection
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, JJ Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1206-12. 2008
  7. pmc Prescribing discrepancies likely to cause adverse drug events after patient transfer
    K S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:32-6. 2009
  8. pmc Electronic health records and adverse drug events after patient transfer
    K S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e16. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Medication reconciliation: barriers and facilitators from the perspectives of resident physicians and pharmacists
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:329-37. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Medication reconciliation for reducing drug-discrepancy adverse events
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:236-43. 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Delirium during acute illness in nursing home residents
    Kenneth Boockvar
    James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY Jewish Home Lifecare, New York, NY Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:656-60. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Recent trends in chronic disease, impairment and disability among older adults in the United States
    William W Hung
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:47. 2011
    ..To examine concurrent prevalence trends of chronic disease, impairment and disability among older adults...
  3. pmc A prospective study of symptoms, function, and medication use during acute illness in nursing home residents: design, rationale and cohort description
    William W Hung
    Center for the Study of Health Care Across Systems and Sites of Care, Department of Veteran Affairs HSR and D Service, James J Peters VA Medical Center, 130 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    BMC Geriatr 10:47. 2010
    ..We also aim to examine the patterns of medication interruption, and identify patient, provider and environmental factors that influence continuity of medication prescribing at different points of care transition...
  4. ncbi request reprint Palliative care for frail older adults: "there are things I can't do anymore that I wish I could . . . "
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    JAMA 296:2245-53. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Organizational relationships between nursing homes and hospitals and quality of care during hospital-nursing home patient transfers
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, J J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1078-84. 2007
    ..To identify organizational factors and hospital and nursing home organizational relationships associated with more-effective processes of care during hospital-nursing home patient transfer...
  6. pmc Medicare expenditures for nursing home residents triaged to nursing home or hospital for acute infection
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, JJ Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1206-12. 2008
    ..To compare Medicare payments of nursing home residents triaged to nursing home with those of nursing home residents triaged to the hospital for acute infection care...
  7. pmc Prescribing discrepancies likely to cause adverse drug events after patient transfer
    K S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:32-6. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to quantify the rate of adverse drug events (ADEs) caused by prescribing discrepancies and the discrimination of an index of high-risk transition drug prescribing...
  8. pmc Electronic health records and adverse drug events after patient transfer
    K S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e16. 2010
    ..It was hypothesised that the frequencies of these events would be lower in the EHR system because of better information exchange across sites of care...
  9. doi request reprint Medication reconciliation: barriers and facilitators from the perspectives of resident physicians and pharmacists
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:329-37. 2011
    ..Though a Joint Commission hospital Patient Safety Goal since 2006, organizations continue to have difficulty implementing the process...
  10. ncbi request reprint Medication reconciliation for reducing drug-discrepancy adverse events
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:236-43. 2006
    ..Medication reconciliation is a technique for identifying discrepancies in drug regimens prescribed in different care settings or at different time points to inform prescribing decisions and prevent medication errors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hospital readmissions after hospital discharge for hip fracture: surgical and nonsurgical causes and effect on outcomes
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1070, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:399-403. 2003
    ..To examine the causes of hospital readmission after hip fracture and the relationships between hospital readmission and 6-month physical function and mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of nonspecific symptoms for acute illness in nursing home residents
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1111-5. 2003
    ..To examine the predictive value of nonspecific symptoms for acute illness in nursing home residents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adverse events due to discontinuations in drug use and dose changes in patients transferred between acute and long-term care facilities
    Kenneth Boockvar
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:545-50. 2004
    ..Care transitions are commonplace for ill older adults, but no studies to our knowledge have examined the occurrence of iatrogenic harm from medication changes during patient transfer...
  14. pmc Patient relocation in the 6 months after hip fracture: risk factors for fragmented care
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 130 W Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1826-31. 2004
    ..To describe the incidence and patterns of patient relocation after hip fracture, identify factors associated with relocation, and examine effect of relocation on outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Inter-facility transfer of patient information before and after HIPAA privacy measures
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 6:310-5. 2005
    ....
  16. pmc Ineffective communication of mental status information during care transfer of older adults
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1146-50. 2005
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Use of recommended ambulatory care services: is the Veterans Affairs quality gap narrowing?
    Joseph S Ross
    HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program and Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10025, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:950-8. 2008
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Dual use of Veterans Affairs services and use of recommended ambulatory care
    Joseph S Ross
    HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program and Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    Med Care 46:309-16. 2008
    ..It is not known what effect using care from multiple sources has on the quality of care patients receive...
  19. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of infection in nursing home residents with and without early hospital transfer
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:590-6. 2005
    ..To compare outcomes of infection in nursing home residents with and without early hospital transfer...
  20. pmc Physical therapy and mobility 2 and 6 months after hip fracture
    Joan D Penrod
    Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness and Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1114-20. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between early physical therapy (PT), later therapy, and mobility 2 and 6 months after hip fracture...
  21. pmc Early ambulation after hip fracture: effects on function and mortality
    Albert L Siu
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:766-71. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined the relationship between inpatient bed rest and functional outcomes. We examined how immobility is associated with function and mortality in patients with hip fracture...
  22. pmc Effect of inpatient quality of care on functional outcomes in patients with hip fracture
    Albert L Siu
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Med Care 44:862-9. 2006
    ..RESEARCH DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS: We undertook a prospective cohort study in 4 hospitals of 554 patients treated with surgery for hip fracture...
  23. ncbi request reprint Delirium is a serious and under-recognized problem: why assessment of mental status should be the sixth vital sign
    Joseph H Flaherty
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:273-5. 2007