Scott Lorch

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The impact of obstetric unit closures on maternal and infant pregnancy outcomes
    Scott A Lorch
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:455-75. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The differential impact of delivery hospital on the outcomes of premature infants
    Scott A Lorch
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Outcomes Research, 3535 Market St, Suite 1029, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 130:270-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The impact of certificate of need programs on neonatal intensive care units
    S A Lorch
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Perinatol 32:39-44. 2012
  4. pmc Assessment of surfactant use in preterm infants as a marker of neonatal intensive care unit quality
    Heather C Kaplan
    Perinatal Institute and James M, Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:22. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Antibiotic use in premature infants after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit
    Scott A Lorch
    Center for Outcomes Research, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:249-57. 2010
  6. pmc Use of prolonged travel to improve pediatric risk-adjustment models
    Scott A Lorch
    Center for Outcomes Research, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:519-41. 2009
  7. pmc The role of outpatient facilities in explaining variations in risk-adjusted readmission rates between hospitals
    Scott A Lorch
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Outcomes Research, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:24-41. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Impact of admission-day crowding on the length of stay of pediatric hospitalizations
    Scott A Lorch
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e718-30. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Impact of congenital anomalies and treatment location on the outcomes of infants hospitalized with herpes simplex virus (HSV)
    Scott A Lorch
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:154-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the use of respiratory medications in premature infants after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit
    Scott A Lorch
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 151:604-10, 610.e1. 2007

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Publications34

  1. pmc The impact of obstetric unit closures on maternal and infant pregnancy outcomes
    Scott A Lorch
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:455-75. 2013
    ..To define the association between large-scale obstetric unit closures and relative changes in maternal and neonatal outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint The differential impact of delivery hospital on the outcomes of premature infants
    Scott A Lorch
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Outcomes Research, 3535 Market St, Suite 1029, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 130:270-8. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The impact of certificate of need programs on neonatal intensive care units
    S A Lorch
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Perinatol 32:39-44. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of state certificate of need programs (CON) on the number of hospitals with neonatal intensive care units (NICU) and the number of NICU beds...
  4. pmc Assessment of surfactant use in preterm infants as a marker of neonatal intensive care unit quality
    Heather C Kaplan
    Perinatal Institute and James M, Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:22. 2011
    ..However, process measures have remained largely unexamined. The objective of this research was to examine variation in surfactant use as a possible process measure of neonatal quality...
  5. doi request reprint Antibiotic use in premature infants after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit
    Scott A Lorch
    Center for Outcomes Research, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:249-57. 2010
    ..Even in a high-risk population of children, factors other than the medical history and presentation of the child may alter antibiotic prescription patterns and result in variations in care...
  6. pmc Use of prolonged travel to improve pediatric risk-adjustment models
    Scott A Lorch
    Center for Outcomes Research, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:519-41. 2009
    ..To determine whether travel variables could explain previously reported differences in lengths of stay (LOS), readmission, or death at children's hospitals versus other hospital types...
  7. pmc The role of outpatient facilities in explaining variations in risk-adjusted readmission rates between hospitals
    Scott A Lorch
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Outcomes Research, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:24-41. 2010
    ..Validate risk-adjusted readmission rates as a measure of inpatient quality of care after accounting for outpatient facilities, using premature infants as a test case...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of admission-day crowding on the length of stay of pediatric hospitalizations
    Scott A Lorch
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e718-30. 2008
    ..There is little information about the impact of admission-day crowding on the outcome of children who are hospitalized with common pediatric conditions...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of congenital anomalies and treatment location on the outcomes of infants hospitalized with herpes simplex virus (HSV)
    Scott A Lorch
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:154-9. 2010
    ..Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a rare but costly reason for hospitalization in infants under 60 days of age. The impact of coexisting comorbid conditions and treatment location on hospital outcome is poorly understood...
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the use of respiratory medications in premature infants after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit
    Scott A Lorch
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 151:604-10, 610.e1. 2007
    ....
  11. pmc Epidemiology of apnea and bradycardia resolution in premature infants
    Scott A Lorch
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e366-73. 2011
    ..There is little epidemiologic evidence to assess the maturation of respiratory control in premature infants...
  12. doi request reprint The regionalization of pediatric health care
    Scott A Lorch
    Department of Pediatrics and Center for Outcomes Research, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Suite 1029, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 126:1182-90. 2010
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  13. pmc Association of late-preterm birth with asthma in young children: practice-based study
    Neera K Goyal
    MSCE, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Suite 1029, Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Pediatrics 128:e830-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the association of late-preterm birth with asthma severity among young children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Equivalent lengths of stay of pediatric patients hospitalized in rural and nonrural hospitals
    Scott A Lorch
    Center for Outcomes Research, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e400-8. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of inhaled nitric oxide for the management of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
    Scott A Lorch
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Outcomes Research, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Ste 1029, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 114:417-26. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the economic impact of adding iNO to the treatment protocol of PPHN for term infants from birth to the time of discharge from their initial hospitalization...
  16. doi request reprint Predictors of cesarean delivery for periviable neonates
    Brownsyne Tucker Edmonds
    University of Pennsylvania, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:49-56. 2011
    ..To test for racial or ethnic disparities or both in periviable cesarean delivery and describe sociodemographic and clinical characteristics associated with periviable cesarean delivery...
  17. pmc The Hospital Compare mortality model and the volume-outcome relationship
    Jeffrey H Silber
    Center for Outcomes Research, 3535 Market Street, Suite 1029, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1148-67. 2010
    ..We ask whether Medicare's Hospital Compare random effects model correctly assesses acute myocardial infarction (AMI) hospital mortality rates when there is a volume-outcome relationship...
  18. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in use of intubation for periviable neonates
    Brownsyne Tucker Edmonds
    University of Pennsylvania, 1303 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e1120-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that infants born to black and Hispanic women are more likely to be resuscitated compared with infants born to white women...
  19. pmc One-year respiratory outcomes of preterm infants enrolled in the Nitric Oxide (to prevent) Chronic Lung Disease trial
    Anna Maria Hibbs
    Department of Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 6010, USA
    J Pediatr 153:525-9. 2008
    ..To identify whether inhaled nitric oxide treatment decreased indicators of long-term pulmonary morbidities after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit...
  20. doi request reprint Premature infants born to adolescent mothers: health care utilization after initial discharge
    Kristin N Ray
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:302-8. 2010
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  21. pmc Preoperative antibiotics and mortality in the elderly
    Jeffrey H Silber
    Center for Outcomes Research, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 242:107-14. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether preoperative antibiotics are associated with a reduced risk of death...
  22. ncbi request reprint "Benign" extra-axial fluid in survivors of neonatal intensive care
    Scott A Lorch
    Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market Street, Suite 1029, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:178-82. 2004
    ..To identify the prevalence of "benign" extra-axial fluid (BEAF), the risk factors associated with this condition, and the natural history in "graduates" of neonatal intensive care...
  23. doi request reprint Laborist model of care: who is using it?
    Sindhu K Srinivas
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal and Child Health Research Program, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:257-60. 2012
    ..In collaboration with the National Perinatal Information Center/Quality Analytic Services (NPIC/QAS), we assessed the utilization of this model of care delivery and hospital-level characteristics associated with its use...
  24. ncbi request reprint Plasma 3-nitrotyrosine and outcome in neonates with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia after inhaled nitric oxide
    Scott A Lorch
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 34:1146-52. 2003
    ..These data suggest that nitrative and oxidative stress may be related to the severity of lung disease and, consequentially, the overall outcome in this select group of infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia...
  25. pmc National hospitalization trends for pediatric pneumonia and associated complications
    Grace E Lee
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of General Padiatrics, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 126:204-13. 2010
    ..To determine current rates of and trends in hospitalizations for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and CAP-associated complications among children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Routine cerebrospinal fluid enterovirus polymerase chain reaction testing reduces hospitalization and antibiotic use for infants 90 days of age or younger
    Rebecca L King
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 120:489-96. 2007
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  27. pmc Time to send the preemie home? Additional maturity at discharge and subsequent health care costs and outcomes
    Jeffrey H Silber
    Center for Outcomes Research, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:444-63. 2009
    ..To determine whether longer stays of premature infants allowing for increased physical maturity result in subsequent postdischarge cost savings that help counterbalance increased inpatient costs...
  28. doi request reprint Evaluating risk-adjusted cesarean delivery rate as a measure of obstetric quality
    Sindhu K Srinivas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1007-13. 2010
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  29. pmc Congenital anomalies and resource utilization in neonates infected with herpes simplex virus
    Lilliam Ambroggio
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:680-5. 2009
    ..Neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection, while uncommon, is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. However, there is little nationally representative data describing resource utilization...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of presumptively medically treating women at risk for ectopic pregnancy compared with first performing a dilatation and curettage
    Monica Ailawadi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Fertil Steril 83:376-82. 2005
    ..To compare the cost and complication rate of two alternative strategies for the diagnosis and medical management of ectopic pregnancy when ultrasound is nondiagnostic...
  31. ncbi request reprint Urinary metabolites of oxidative stress and nitric oxide in preterm and term infants
    Christiana R Farkouh
    Division of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Biol Neonate 90:233-42. 2006
    ..Many neonatal diseases have been associated with oxidative stress and altered nitric oxide status...
  32. ncbi request reprint Oxygen tension and inhaled nitric oxide modulate pulmonary levels of S-nitrosocysteine and 3-nitrotyrosine in rats
    Scott A Lorch
    The Joseph Stokes Jr Research Institute, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Res 56:345-52. 2004
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  33. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the decision to test young infants for herpes simplex virus infection
    Daniela M Cohen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:1156-8. 2007
    ..Recognized factors, such as mode of delivery, were not associated with HSV testing. The factors currently used by physicians in the decision to order this test do not best reflect the likelihood of HSV infection...
  34. ncbi request reprint Metoclopramide for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease in infants: a systematic review
    Anna Maria Hibbs
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 118:746-52. 2006
    ..Given its widespread use and growing concern about toxicity in this population, we conducted a systematic review of metoclopramide for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease in infants...

Research Grants9

  1. INHALED NO IN PREVENTION OF CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE
    Scott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In summary, this clinical trial will assess the efficacy and safety of inhaled nitric oxide for amelioration of a major disease of premature infants. ..
  2. Perinatal Regionalization and Quality of Care
    Scott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This improvement in the quality of neonatal care delivered to this high-risk population of infants should result in short and long-term improvements in the public health, outcome, and medical-related costs of caring for VLBW infants. ..
  3. Parental Trust and Racial Disparities in the Care of Discharged Premature Infants
    Scott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. Parental Trust and Racial Disparities in the Care of Discharged Premature Infants
    Scott A Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  5. Parental Trust and Racial Disparities in the Care of Discharged Premature Infants
    Scott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. Impact of Obstetric Unit Closures on Pregnancy Outcomes
    Scott A Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Improved understanding of the impact of such service reductions in the obstetric market will result in more efficient use of health care services and optimize the value of health care dollars spent on obstetric care. ..
  7. Parental Trust and Racial Disparities in the Care of Discharged Premature Infants
    Scott A Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By understanding these underlying explanations for the racial disparities in these outcomes, particularly families'trust in the health care system, we can aid in the development of interventions to reduce these differences in care. ..