Marta L Render

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A hybrid Centers for Medicaid and Medicare service mortality model in 3 diagnoses
    Marta L Render
    Veterans Health Administration Inpatient Evaluation Center, Office of Quality and Safety, Washington, DC, USA
    Med Care 50:520-6. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Infrastructure for quality transformation: measurement and reporting in veterans administration intensive care units
    Marta L Render
    Cincinnati, OH 45220, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:498-507. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Reduction of central line infections in Veterans Administration intensive care units: an observational cohort using a central infrastructure to support learning and improvement
    Marta L Render
    VA Inpatient Evaluation Center, Cincinnati VAMC, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:725-32. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Variation in outcomes in Veterans Affairs intensive care units with a computerized severity measure
    Marta L Render
    VAMC Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:930-9. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Veterans Affairs intensive care unit risk adjustment model: validation, updating, recalibration
    Marta L Render
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:1031-42. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimating private sector professional fees for VA providers
    Gary Roselle
    VAMC Cincinnati 111f, 3200 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    Med Care 41:II23-32. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Methods for estimating and comparing VA outpatient drug benefits with the private sector
    Marta L Render
    VAMC Cincinnati 111f, 3200 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    Med Care 41:II61-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Automated intensive care unit risk adjustment: results from a National Veterans Affairs study
    Marta L Render
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center Cincinnati, 3200 Vine Street 111F, Cincinnati, OH 45220 2288, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1638-46. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Incidence and outcomes of acute kidney injury in intensive care units: a Veterans Administration study
    Charuhas V Thakar
    Nephrology, Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2552-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Methods to estimate and compare VA expenditures for assistive devices to Medicare payments
    Marta L Render
    VAMC Cincinnati 111f, 3200 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    Med Care 41:II70-9. 2003

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint A hybrid Centers for Medicaid and Medicare service mortality model in 3 diagnoses
    Marta L Render
    Veterans Health Administration Inpatient Evaluation Center, Office of Quality and Safety, Washington, DC, USA
    Med Care 50:520-6. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Infrastructure for quality transformation: measurement and reporting in veterans administration intensive care units
    Marta L Render
    Cincinnati, OH 45220, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:498-507. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Reduction of central line infections in Veterans Administration intensive care units: an observational cohort using a central infrastructure to support learning and improvement
    Marta L Render
    VA Inpatient Evaluation Center, Cincinnati VAMC, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:725-32. 2011
    ..Elimination of hospital-acquired infections is an important patient safety goal...
  4. ncbi request reprint Variation in outcomes in Veterans Affairs intensive care units with a computerized severity measure
    Marta L Render
    VAMC Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:930-9. 2005
    ..To quantify the variability in risk-adjusted mortality and length of stay of Veterans Affairs intensive care units using a computer-based severity of illness measure...
  5. doi request reprint Veterans Affairs intensive care unit risk adjustment model: validation, updating, recalibration
    Marta L Render
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:1031-42. 2008
    ..A valid metric is critical to measure and report intensive care unit (ICU) outcomes and drive innovation in a national system...
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimating private sector professional fees for VA providers
    Gary Roselle
    VAMC Cincinnati 111f, 3200 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    Med Care 41:II23-32. 2003
    ..To describe new methods used to estimate inpatient and outpatient Medicare-based professional fees for Veterans Health Administration (VA) services...
  7. ncbi request reprint Methods for estimating and comparing VA outpatient drug benefits with the private sector
    Marta L Render
    VAMC Cincinnati 111f, 3200 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    Med Care 41:II61-9. 2003
    ..To estimate and compare Veterans Health Administration (VA) expenditures for outpatient pharmaceuticals for veterans at six VA facilities with hypothetical private sector costs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Automated intensive care unit risk adjustment: results from a National Veterans Affairs study
    Marta L Render
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center Cincinnati, 3200 Vine Street 111F, Cincinnati, OH 45220 2288, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1638-46. 2003
    ..Comparison of outcome among intensive care units (ICUs) requires risk adjustment for differences in severity of illness and risk of death at admission to the ICU, historically obtained by costly chart review and manual data entry...
  9. doi request reprint Incidence and outcomes of acute kidney injury in intensive care units: a Veterans Administration study
    Charuhas V Thakar
    Nephrology, Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2552-8. 2009
    ..Acute kidney injury in intensive care unit patients is associated with significant mortality...
  10. ncbi request reprint Methods to estimate and compare VA expenditures for assistive devices to Medicare payments
    Marta L Render
    VAMC Cincinnati 111f, 3200 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    Med Care 41:II70-9. 2003
    ..To describe the methods used to estimate and compare Veterans Health Administration (VA) annual expenditures for assistive devices and their repair at six VA hospitals with payments for those same devices in the private sector...
  11. ncbi request reprint Compliance with intended use of Bar Code Medication Administration in acute and long-term care: an observational study
    Emily S Patterson
    VA Getting at Patient Safety GAPS Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Hum Factors 48:15-22. 2006
    ..To identify the types and extent of workaround strategies with the use of Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) in acute care and long-term care settings...
  12. pmc Degree of Acute Kidney Injury before Dialysis Initiation and Hospital Mortality in Critically Ill Patients
    Charuhas V Thakar
    Division of Nephrology, Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati, 3200 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220, USA
    Int J Nephrol 2013:827459. 2013
    ..It is the lowest in those experiencing minor or no elevations in creatinine and may represent reversible fluid-electrolyte disturbances...
  13. ncbi request reprint Using evidence-based practice to reduce central line infections
    Suzanne M Brungs
    Veterans Affairs Inpatient Evaluation Center, Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Ohio, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:723-5. 2006
  14. doi request reprint Variations in efficiency and the relationship to quality of care in the veterans health system
    Jian Gao
    Office of Productivity, Efficiency, and Staffing, Department of Veterans Affairs, Albany, New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:655-63. 2011
    ..Policy makers should focus on what aspects of certain VA medical centers allow them to provide better care at lower costs and consider policies that incentivize other providers, both within and outside the VA, to adopt these practices...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of different measures of comorbid disease on predicted mortality of intensive care unit patients
    Joseph A Johnston
    HSR and D, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Med Care 40:929-40. 2002
    ..Valid comparison of patient survival across ICUs requires adjustment for burden of chronic illness. The optimal measure of comorbidity in this setting remains uncertain...
  16. ncbi request reprint Methods for estimating private sector payments for VA acute inpatient stays
    Marta L Render
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Veterans Health Administration GAPS Center, VAMC Cincinnati 111f, 3200 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    Med Care 41:II11-22. 2003
    ..To describe methods for estimating hypothetical private sector payments for Veterans Health Administration (VA) acute inpatient stays...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practice to reduce central line infections
    Marta L Render
    VA Inpatient Evaluation Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:253-60. 2006
    ....
  18. pmc Hyperglycemia-related mortality in critically ill patients varies with admission diagnosis
    Mercedes Falciglia
    Divisions of Endocrinology, Veterans Affairs Inpatient Evaluation Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:3001-9. 2009
    ..A secondary purpose was to determine whether mortality risk from hyperglycemia varies with intensive care unit type, length of stay, or diagnosed diabetes...
  19. pmc Exploring barriers and facilitators to the use of computerized clinical reminders
    Jason J Saleem
    VA GAPS Center, Cincinnati VAMC, 3200 Vine Street, MDP 111, Cincinnati, OH 45220, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:438-47. 2005
    ..However, since clinician adherence to CR recommendations is quite variable and declines over time, we conducted observations to determine barriers and facilitators to the effective use of CRs...
  20. ncbi request reprint An irreplaceable safety culture
    Marta L Render
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 3200 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220, USA
    Crit Care Clin 21:31-41, viii. 2005
    ..Under these conditions, the campaign will release individuals' passions and add energy and insight to the campaign itself...
  21. ncbi request reprint Fifteen best practice recommendations for bar-code medication administration in the Veterans Health Administration
    Emily S Patterson
    Getting at Patient Safety Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:355-65. 2004
    ..Based on VHA experience, 15 "best practices" for BCMA implementation, integration, and maintenance are recommended...