Saul Blecker

Summary

Affiliation: New York University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Electronic health record use, intensity of hospital care, and patient outcomes
    Saul Blecker
    Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York Department of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York Electronic address
    Am J Med 127:216-21. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Quality of care for heart failure patients hospitalized for any cause
    Saul Blecker
    Department of Population Health, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:123-30. 2014
  3. pmc Heart failure‚Äďassociated hospitalizations in the United States
    Saul Blecker
    Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1259-67. 2013
  4. pmc Comorbid diabetes and end-of-life expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure
    Saul Blecker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Card Fail 18:41-6. 2012
  5. pmc Hospice care and resource utilization in Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure
    Saul Blecker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Care 49:985-91. 2011
  6. pmc Diabetes and risk of fracture-related hospitalization: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Andrea L C Schneider
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1153-8. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Monitoring the pulse of hospital activity: electronic health record utilization as a measure of care intensity
    Saul Blecker
    Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York Department of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York
    J Hosp Med 8:513-8. 2013
  8. pmc The association of hemoglobin a1c with incident heart failure among people without diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes 59:2020-6. 2010
  9. pmc Left ventricular dysfunction as a risk factor for cardiovascular and noncardiovascular hospitalizations in African Americans
    Saul Blecker
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 160:488-95. 2010
  10. pmc High-normal albuminuria and risk of heart failure in the community
    Saul Blecker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:47-55. 2011

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Electronic health record use, intensity of hospital care, and patient outcomes
    Saul Blecker
    Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York Department of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York Electronic address
    Am J Med 127:216-21. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a metric for measuring intensity of hospital care based on use of the electronic health record was associated with patient-level outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Quality of care for heart failure patients hospitalized for any cause
    Saul Blecker
    Department of Population Health, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:123-30. 2014
    ..The study sought to assess the quality of care for heart failure patients who are hospitalized for all causes...
  3. pmc Heart failure‚Äďassociated hospitalizations in the United States
    Saul Blecker
    Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1259-67. 2013
    ..This study sought to characterize temporal trends in hospitalizations with heart failure as a primary or secondary diagnosis...
  4. pmc Comorbid diabetes and end-of-life expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure
    Saul Blecker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Card Fail 18:41-6. 2012
    ..We examined the association of diabetes with expenditures, hospitalizations, and procedures among Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure during the last 6 months of life...
  5. pmc Hospice care and resource utilization in Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure
    Saul Blecker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Care 49:985-91. 2011
    ..Although hospice use may be increasing among heart failure patients, its association with both cost and intensity of care in this population has not been well examined...
  6. pmc Diabetes and risk of fracture-related hospitalization: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Andrea L C Schneider
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1153-8. 2013
    ..To examine the association between diabetes, glycemic control, and risk of fracture-related hospitalization in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study...
  7. doi request reprint Monitoring the pulse of hospital activity: electronic health record utilization as a measure of care intensity
    Saul Blecker
    Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York Department of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York
    J Hosp Med 8:513-8. 2013
    ..We describe a new measure of hospital intensity of care based on utilization of the electronic health record (EHR)...
  8. pmc The association of hemoglobin a1c with incident heart failure among people without diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes 59:2020-6. 2010
    ..This study sought to investigate an association of HbA1c (A1C) with incident heart failure among individuals without diabetes and compare it to fasting glucose...
  9. pmc Left ventricular dysfunction as a risk factor for cardiovascular and noncardiovascular hospitalizations in African Americans
    Saul Blecker
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 160:488-95. 2010
    ..We assessed whether left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction was associated with increased risk of both cardiovascular and noncardiovascular hospitalizations in a community sample of African Americans...
  10. pmc High-normal albuminuria and risk of heart failure in the community
    Saul Blecker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:47-55. 2011
    ..Albuminuria has been associated with cardiovascular risk, but the relationship of high-normal albuminuria to subsequent heart failure has not been well established...
  11. pmc Quality of care for heart failure among disabled Medicaid recipients with and without severe mental illness
    Saul Blecker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:255-61. 2010
    ..To examine the association between severe mental illness (SMI) and quality of care in heart failure...