Steven L Clark

Summary

Affiliation: Southern Hills Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Strategies for reducing maternal mortality
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:42-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Preventing maternal death: 10 clinical diamonds
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:360-4. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Term pregnancy: time for a redefinition
    Steven L Clark
    Women s and Children s Clinical Services Group, Hospital Corporation of America, Twin Bridges, MT 59754, USA
    Clin Perinatol 38:557-64. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Patient safety in obstetrics--the Hospital Corporation of America experience
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:283-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Emergency department use during the postpartum period: implications for current management of the puerperium
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:38.e1-6. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Reduction in elective delivery at <39 weeks of gestation: comparative effectiveness of 3 approaches to change and the impact on neonatal intensive care admission and stillbirth
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Women s and Children s Clinical Service Group, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:449.e1-6. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Validation of the joint commission exclusion criteria for elective early-term delivery
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee and The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
    Obstet Gynecol 123:29-33. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Reducing obstetric litigation through alterations in practice patterns
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1279-83. 2008
  9. doi request reprint A systematic approach to the identification and classification of near-miss events on labor and delivery in a large, national health care system
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:441-5. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Oversight of elective early term deliveries: avoiding unintended consequences
    Steven L Clark
    The Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:387-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Strategies for reducing maternal mortality
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:42-7. 2012
    ..Attention to these general principles and specific error reduction strategies will be of benefit to every practitioner and more importantly to the patients we serve...
  2. doi request reprint Preventing maternal death: 10 clinical diamonds
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:360-4. 2012
    ..Attention to these principles and the development and adoption of local or regional clinical protocols that address these issues will help reduce the likelihood and effect of error and of maternal mortality...
  3. doi request reprint Term pregnancy: time for a redefinition
    Steven L Clark
    Women s and Children s Clinical Services Group, Hospital Corporation of America, Twin Bridges, MT 59754, USA
    Clin Perinatol 38:557-64. 2011
    ..This article is a reevaluation of the concept of term pregnancy in light of current data...
  4. doi request reprint Patient safety in obstetrics--the Hospital Corporation of America experience
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:283-7. 2011
    ..Our experience provides a useful blueprint for similar progress in other health care systems...
  5. doi request reprint Emergency department use during the postpartum period: implications for current management of the puerperium
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:38.e1-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to define patterns of morbidity that are experienced by women in the postpartum period who seek care in the emergency department within 42 and 100 days of discharge...
  6. doi request reprint Reduction in elective delivery at <39 weeks of gestation: comparative effectiveness of 3 approaches to change and the impact on neonatal intensive care admission and stillbirth
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Women s and Children s Clinical Service Group, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:449.e1-6. 2010
    ..No studies exist that have examined the effectiveness of different approaches to a reduction in elective early term deliveries or the effect of such policies on newborn intensive care admissions and stillbirth rates...
  7. doi request reprint Validation of the joint commission exclusion criteria for elective early-term delivery
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee and The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
    Obstet Gynecol 123:29-33. 2014
    ..To evaluate whether current Joint Commission (JC) exclusion criteria for measure PC-01, "Elective Delivery" before 39 weeks of gestation, accurately identify valid, codeable indications for planned early-term delivery...
  8. doi request reprint Reducing obstetric litigation through alterations in practice patterns
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1279-83. 2008
    ..To estimate the extent to which obstetric malpractice claims might be reduced by adherence to a limited number of specific practice patterns...
  9. doi request reprint A systematic approach to the identification and classification of near-miss events on labor and delivery in a large, national health care system
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:441-5. 2012
    ..Use of a comprehensive system for identification of near-miss events on labor and delivery units have proven useful in allowing us to focus patient safety efforts on areas of greatest need...
  10. doi request reprint Oversight of elective early term deliveries: avoiding unintended consequences
    Steven L Clark
    The Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:387-9. 2012
    ..Attention to these details will ensure continued patient benefit from these policies without endangering those fetuses in whom early term delivery is warranted medically...
  11. doi request reprint Hospital readmission after delivery: evidence for an increased incidence of nonurogenital infection in the immediate postpartum period
    Michael A Belfort
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:35.e1-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze reasons for postpartum readmission...
  12. doi request reprint Neonatal and maternal outcomes associated with elective term delivery
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:156.e1-4. 2009
    ..To quantify adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes associated with elective term delivery at less than 39 completed weeks of gestation...
  13. doi request reprint Improved outcomes, fewer cesarean deliveries, and reduced litigation: results of a new paradigm in patient safety
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:105.e1-7. 2008
    ..Since the inception of this program, we have seen improvements in patient outcomes, a dramatic decline in litigation claims, and a reduction in the primary cesarean delivery rate...
  14. doi request reprint Reduction of severe hyperbilirubinemia after institution of predischarge bilirubin screening
    Michael P Mah
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1143-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to demonstrate efficacy of universal predischarge neonatal bilirubin screening in reducing potentially dangerous hyperbilirubinemia in a large, diverse national population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cerebral hemodynamics in preeclampsia: cerebral perfusion and the rationale for an alternative to magnesium sulfate
    Michael A Belfort
    St Marks Hospital and University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84124, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 61:655-65. 2006
    ..This article deals with the rationale behind the use of labetalol as an alternative to magnesium sulfate for the prevention of eclampsia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Maternal mortality in the United States: predictability and the impact of protocols on fatal postcesarean pulmonary embolism and hypertension-related intracranial hemorrhage
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 211:32.e1-9. 2014
    ..We also analyzed the theoretic impact of an ideal system of maternal triage and transport on maternal deaths and the relative performance of cause of death determination from chart review compared with a review of discharge coding data...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary complications in pregnancy: considerations for care
    Donna Frye
    Hospital Corporation of America, Women s and Children s Clinical Services, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 25:235-44. 2011
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  18. doi request reprint Intrapartum management of category II fetal heart rate tracings: towards standardization of care
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:89-97. 2013
    ..Use of this algorithm represents one way for the clinician to comply with the standard of care, and may enhance our overall ability to define the benefits of intrapartum FHR monitoring. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Sleep deprivation: implications for obstetric practice in the United States
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:136.e1-4. 2009
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  20. doi request reprint Amniotic fluid embolism
    Steven L Clark
    Women s and Children s Clinical Services, Clinical Services Group, Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 53:322-8. 2010
    ..Newer biochemical markers may in the future enhance the specificity and sensitivity of this clinical diagnosis and could potentially lead to improved therapy...
  21. doi request reprint Maternal death in the 21st century: causes, prevention, and relationship to cesarean delivery
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:36.e1-5; discussion 91-2. e7-11. 2008
    ..We sought to examine etiology and preventability of maternal death and the causal relationship of cesarean delivery to maternal death in a series of approximately 1.5 million deliveries between 2000 and 2006...