Ruben Amarasingham

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Measuring clinical information technology in the ICU setting: application in a quality improvement collaborative
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Medicine Services, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:288-94. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical information technology capabilities in four U.S. hospitals: testing a new structural performance measure
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Med Care 44:216-24. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The quest for quality: perspectives from the safety net
    Ron J Anderson
    Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 23:15-28. 2007
  4. doi request reprint A rapid admission protocol to reduce emergency department boarding times
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Center for Clinical Innovation at Parkland Health and Hospital System UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:200-4. 2010
  5. doi request reprint An automated model to identify heart failure patients at risk for 30-day readmission or death using electronic medical record data
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Center for Clinical Innovation, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Med Care 48:981-8. 2010
  6. pmc Hospital characteristics associated with highly automated and usable clinical information systems in Texas, United States
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Department of Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:39. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Clinical information technologies and inpatient outcomes: a multiple hospital study
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Center for Knowledge Translation and Clinical Innovation, Parkland Health and Hospital System, 5201 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:108-14. 2009
  8. pmc Predicting out of intensive care unit cardiopulmonary arrest or death using electronic medical record data
    Carlos A Alvarez
    School of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Practice, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 5920 Forest Park Rd, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:28. 2013
  9. pmc Use of administrative claims data for identifying patients with cirrhosis
    Mahendra S Nehra
    Department of Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Cente, Dallas, TX 75390 8887, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:e50-4. 2013
  10. doi request reprint An Electronic Medical Record-Based Model to Predict 30-Day Risk of Readmission and Death Among HIV-Infected Inpatients
    Ank E Nijhawan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Center for Clinical Innovation, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, TX Departments of Internal Medicine and Clinical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Texas Center for Integrative Medicine, Internal and Integrative Medicine, Dallas, TX
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:349-58. 2012

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Publications10

  1. pmc Measuring clinical information technology in the ICU setting: application in a quality improvement collaborative
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Medicine Services, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:288-94. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical information technology capabilities in four U.S. hospitals: testing a new structural performance measure
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Med Care 44:216-24. 2006
    ..Few tools exist to quantify the performance of a hospital's information system from a user perspective...
  3. ncbi request reprint The quest for quality: perspectives from the safety net
    Ron J Anderson
    Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 23:15-28. 2007
    ..This article describes Parkland's approach to each component and takes a look at selected processes and outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint A rapid admission protocol to reduce emergency department boarding times
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Center for Clinical Innovation at Parkland Health and Hospital System UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:200-4. 2010
    ..A rapid admission protocol was designed at our institution to reduce both EDBT and time to admission orders (EDTAO) for patients admitted to the internal medicine service...
  5. doi request reprint An automated model to identify heart failure patients at risk for 30-day readmission or death using electronic medical record data
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Center for Clinical Innovation, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Med Care 48:981-8. 2010
    ..A real-time electronic predictive model that identifies hospitalized heart failure (HF) patients at high risk for readmission or death may be valuable to clinicians and hospitals who care for these patients...
  6. pmc Hospital characteristics associated with highly automated and usable clinical information systems in Texas, United States
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Department of Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:39. 2008
    ..This environment is not yet well defined. We examined whether specific hospital characteristics are associated with highly automated and usable clinical information systems...
  7. doi request reprint Clinical information technologies and inpatient outcomes: a multiple hospital study
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Center for Knowledge Translation and Clinical Innovation, Parkland Health and Hospital System, 5201 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:108-14. 2009
    ..Despite speculation that clinical information technologies will improve clinical and financial outcomes, few studies have examined this relationship in a large number of hospitals...
  8. pmc Predicting out of intensive care unit cardiopulmonary arrest or death using electronic medical record data
    Carlos A Alvarez
    School of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Practice, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 5920 Forest Park Rd, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:28. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Use of administrative claims data for identifying patients with cirrhosis
    Mahendra S Nehra
    Department of Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Cente, Dallas, TX 75390 8887, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:e50-4. 2013
    ..Administrative data are used in clinical research, but the validity of ICD-9 codes to identify cirrhotic patients has not been well established...
  10. doi request reprint An Electronic Medical Record-Based Model to Predict 30-Day Risk of Readmission and Death Among HIV-Infected Inpatients
    Ank E Nijhawan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Center for Clinical Innovation, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, TX Departments of Internal Medicine and Clinical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Texas Center for Integrative Medicine, Internal and Integrative Medicine, Dallas, TX
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:349-58. 2012
    ..We sought to use data from the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) to create a clinical, robust, multivariable model for predicting readmission risk in hospitalized HIV-infected patients...