Robb D Kociol

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint National survey of hospital strategies to reduce heart failure readmissions: findings from the Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure registry
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:680-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide level and postdischarge thrombotic events in older patients hospitalized with heart failure: insights from the Acute Decompensated Heart Failure National Registry
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 163:994-1001. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Associations of patient demographic characteristics and regional physician density with early physician follow-up among medicare beneficiaries hospitalized with heart failure
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:985-91. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Pharmacologic prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism and 30-day outcomes among older patients hospitalized with heart failure: an analysis from the ADHERE national registry linked to Medicare claims
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Cardiol 34:682-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Clinical effectiveness of anticoagulation therapy among older patients with heart failure and without atrial fibrillation: findings from the ADHERE registry linked to Medicare claims
    Adrian F Hernandez
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Card Fail 19:401-7. 2013
  6. pmc Markers of decongestion, dyspnea relief, and clinical outcomes among patients hospitalized with acute heart failure
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:240-5. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Generalizability and longitudinal outcomes of a national heart failure clinical registry: Comparison of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure National Registry (ADHERE) and non-ADHERE Medicare beneficiaries
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 160:885-92. 2010
  8. pmc Admission, discharge, or change in B-type natriuretic peptide and long-term outcomes: data from Organized Program to Initiate Lifesaving Treatment in Hospitalized Patients with Heart Failure (OPTIMIZE-HF) linked to Medicare claims
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:628-36. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of medicare beneficiaries with worsening renal function during hospitalization for heart failure
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1786-93. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Do countries or hospitals with longer hospital stays for acute heart failure have lower readmission rates?: Findings from ASCEND-HF
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:727-32. 2013

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint National survey of hospital strategies to reduce heart failure readmissions: findings from the Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure registry
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:680-7. 2012
    ..Reducing 30-day heart failure readmission rates is a national priority. Yet, little is known about how hospitals address the problem and whether hospital-based processes of care are associated with reductions in readmission rates...
  2. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide level and postdischarge thrombotic events in older patients hospitalized with heart failure: insights from the Acute Decompensated Heart Failure National Registry
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 163:994-1001. 2012
    ..Associations between BNP level and thromboembolic events in patients with HF without atrial fibrillation (AF) are not well studied...
  3. doi request reprint Associations of patient demographic characteristics and regional physician density with early physician follow-up among medicare beneficiaries hospitalized with heart failure
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:985-91. 2011
    ..Strategies are needed to ensure access among vulnerable populations to this supply-sensitive resource...
  4. doi request reprint Pharmacologic prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism and 30-day outcomes among older patients hospitalized with heart failure: an analysis from the ADHERE national registry linked to Medicare claims
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Cardiol 34:682-8. 2011
    ..Although pharmacologic prophylaxis regimens have reduced VTE risk in medically ill patients, associations with early postdischarge adverse clinical outcomes among patients with heart failure are unknown...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical effectiveness of anticoagulation therapy among older patients with heart failure and without atrial fibrillation: findings from the ADHERE registry linked to Medicare claims
    Adrian F Hernandez
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Card Fail 19:401-7. 2013
    ..Patients with heart failure are at higher risk for thromboembolic events, even in the absence of atrial fibrillation, but the effect of anticoagulation therapy on outcomes is uncertain...
  6. pmc Markers of decongestion, dyspnea relief, and clinical outcomes among patients hospitalized with acute heart failure
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:240-5. 2013
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  7. doi request reprint Generalizability and longitudinal outcomes of a national heart failure clinical registry: Comparison of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure National Registry (ADHERE) and non-ADHERE Medicare beneficiaries
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 160:885-92. 2010
    ..Clinical registries are used increasingly to analyze quality and outcomes, but the generalizability of findings from registries is unclear...
  8. pmc Admission, discharge, or change in B-type natriuretic peptide and long-term outcomes: data from Organized Program to Initiate Lifesaving Treatment in Hospitalized Patients with Heart Failure (OPTIMIZE-HF) linked to Medicare claims
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:628-36. 2011
    ..It is unknown if admission, discharge, or change from admission to discharge BNP measure is the most important predictor of long-term outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of medicare beneficiaries with worsening renal function during hospitalization for heart failure
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1786-93. 2010
    ..12, 95% confidence interval 1.04 to 1.20) but not readmission or total inpatient costs. In conclusion, worsening RF in patients hospitalized with HF was independently associated with long-term mortality...
  10. doi request reprint Do countries or hospitals with longer hospital stays for acute heart failure have lower readmission rates?: Findings from ASCEND-HF
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:727-32. 2013
    ..Hospital readmission is an important clinical outcome of patients with heart failure. Its relation to length of stay for the initial hospitalization is not clear...
  11. doi request reprint International variation in and factors associated with hospital readmission after myocardial infarction
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    JAMA 307:66-74. 2012
    ..Recently, 30-day readmission rates have been proposed as a metric for care of patients with STEMI. However, international rates and predictors of 30-day readmission after STEMI have not been studied...
  12. doi request reprint Troponin elevation in heart failure prevalence, mechanisms, and clinical implications
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1071-8. 2010
    ..Ultimately, this information might allow physicians to guide therapy, choose appropriate therapeutics, and improve HF outcomes...