Andrew Auerbach

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Perioperative cardiac risk reduction: doing it right
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine Hospitalist Group, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:S25-9. 2006
  2. pmc Challenges and opportunities in academic hospital medicine: report from the academic hospital medicine summit
    Scott A Flanders
    UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:636-41. 2009
  3. pmc Perioperative use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and risks for adverse outcomes of surgery
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, PO Box 0131, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1075-81. 2013
  4. pmc Trainees, teams, and timely performance feedback
    Ralph Gonzales
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1218-9. 2007
  5. pmc Healthcare quality measurement in orthopaedic surgery: current state of the art
    Andrew Auerbach
    UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2542-7. 2009
  6. ncbi Opportunity missed: medical consultation, resource use, and quality of care of patients undergoing major surgery
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Campus Box 0131, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2338-44. 2007
  7. pmc Factors associated with discussion of care plans and code status at the time of hospital admission: results from the Multicenter Hospitalist Study
    Andrew D Auerbach
    University of California San Francisco, UCSF Department of Hospital Medicine, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:437-45. 2008
  8. ncbi Shop for quality or volume? Volume, quality, and outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0131, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:696-704. 2009
  9. ncbi Case volume, quality of care, and care efficiency in coronary artery bypass surgery
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine Hospitalist Group, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1202-8. 2010
  10. pmc Trends in market demand for internal medicine 1999 to 2004: an analysis of physician job advertisements
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1079-85. 2006

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. ncbi Perioperative cardiac risk reduction: doing it right
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine Hospitalist Group, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:S25-9. 2006
  2. pmc Challenges and opportunities in academic hospital medicine: report from the academic hospital medicine summit
    Scott A Flanders
    UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:636-41. 2009
    ..However, few organizations have explicitly considered the opportunities and barriers posed to hospital medicine's development as an academic field in internal medicine...
  3. pmc Perioperative use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and risks for adverse outcomes of surgery
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, PO Box 0131, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1075-81. 2013
    ..Multicenter studies including a broad range of surgical procedures that explore rare outcomes, such as bleeding and mortality, and that account for indications for administration of SSRIs are needed...
  4. pmc Trainees, teams, and timely performance feedback
    Ralph Gonzales
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1218-9. 2007
  5. pmc Healthcare quality measurement in orthopaedic surgery: current state of the art
    Andrew Auerbach
    UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2542-7. 2009
    ..In the end, care will only be improved if these data are used to define methods for innovating care systems that deliver better outcomes at lower or equivalent costs...
  6. ncbi Opportunity missed: medical consultation, resource use, and quality of care of patients undergoing major surgery
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Campus Box 0131, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2338-44. 2007
    ..However, few data describe how medical consultation influences quality of care or resource use. The objective of this study was to determine whether medical consultation improves care in surgical patients...
  7. pmc Factors associated with discussion of care plans and code status at the time of hospital admission: results from the Multicenter Hospitalist Study
    Andrew D Auerbach
    University of California San Francisco, UCSF Department of Hospital Medicine, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:437-45. 2008
    ..Hospital admission is a time when patients are sickest and also often encountering an entirely new set of caregivers. As a result, understanding and documenting a patient's care preferences at hospital admission is critically important...
  8. ncbi Shop for quality or volume? Volume, quality, and outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0131, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:696-704. 2009
    ..Care from high-volume centers or surgeons has been associated with lower mortality rates in coronary artery bypass surgery, but how volume and quality of care relate to each other is not well understood...
  9. ncbi Case volume, quality of care, and care efficiency in coronary artery bypass surgery
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine Hospitalist Group, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1202-8. 2010
    ..How case volume and quality of care relate to hospital costs or length of stay (LOS) are important questions as we seek to improve the value of health care...
  10. pmc Trends in market demand for internal medicine 1999 to 2004: an analysis of physician job advertisements
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1079-85. 2006
    ..The health care marketplace has changed substantially since the last assessment of demand for internal medicine physicians in 1996...
  11. ncbi Comanagement of surgical patients between neurosurgeons and hospitalists
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:2004-10. 2010
    ..Shared management of surgical patients between surgeons and hospitalists (comanagement) is increasingly common, yet few studies have described its effects...
  12. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of testing for hypercoagulability and effects on treatment strategies in patients with deep vein thrombosis
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Am J Med 116:816-28. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the cost-effectiveness of testing for these disorders, as well as which tests should be selected and how results should be used...
  13. ncbi End-of-life care in a voluntary hospitalist model: effects on communication, processes of care, and patient symptoms
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0131, USA
    Am J Med 116:669-75. 2004
    ..To assess the effects of hospitalist care on communication, care patterns, and outcomes of dying patients...
  14. pmc Physician views on caring for hospitalized patients and the hospitalist model of inpatient care
    A D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:116-9. 2001
    ..Future investigations should determine strategies for implementing the hospitalist model which address physicians' concerns...
  15. ncbi beta-Blockers and reduction of cardiac events in noncardiac surgery: scientific review
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, Box 0120, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
    JAMA 287:1435-44. 2002
    ..Recent studies suggest that perioperatively administered beta-blockers may reduce the risk of adverse cardiac events in patients undergoing major noncardiac surgery...
  16. ncbi beta-Blockers and reduction of cardiac events in noncardiac surgery: clinical applications
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, Box 0120, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
    JAMA 287:1445-7. 2002
    ..Even though fine points of their use remain to be elucidated, perioperative beta-blocker use is important and can be easily applied in practice by any physician involved with the care of patients perioperatively...
  17. ncbi Implementation of a voluntary hospitalist service at a community teaching hospital: improved clinical efficiency and patient outcomes
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, Box 0120, 505 Parnassus Avenue, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0936, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:859-65. 2002
    ..Previous investigations of the effect of the hospitalist model on resource use and patient outcomes have focused on academic medical centers or have used short follow-up periods...
  18. ncbi Patient characteristics associated with care by a cardiologist among adults hospitalized with severe congestive heart failure. SUPPORT Investigators. Study to Understand Prognoses and Preferences for Outcomes and Risks of Treatments
    A D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0120, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:2119-25. 2000
    ..The goal of this study was to determine factors associated with receiving cardiologist care among patients with an acute exacerbation of congestive heart failure...
  19. doi Effects of a multicentre teamwork and communication programme on patient outcomes: results from the Triad for Optimal Patient Safety (TOPS) project
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Division of HospitalMedicine, University ofCalifornia, San FranciscoSchool of Medicine, SanFrancisco, California, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:118-26. 2012
    ..Improving communication between caregivers is an important approach to improving safety...
  20. ncbi How physicians perceive hospitalist services after implementation: anticipation vs reality
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2330-6. 2003
    ..To determine whether internists' attitudes toward the hospitalist model change after implementation of a new inpatient service...
  21. ncbi House staff team workload and organization effects on patient outcomes in an academic general internal medicine inpatient service
    Michael Ong
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:47-52. 2007
    ..However, few data describe how house staff workload on a patient's day of admission or on subsequent hospital days influences patient outcomes...
  22. doi Redefining readmission risk factors for general medicine patients
    Nazima Allaudeen
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs VA Healthcare System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:54-60. 2011
    ..Identifying factors that increase risk for readmissions may be helpful to focus resources to optimize the discharge process and reduce avoidable readmissions...
  23. doi Do hospitalists or physicians with greater inpatient HIV experience improve HIV care in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy? Results from a multicenter trial of academic hospitalists
    John A Schneider
    Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1085-92. 2008
    ..Hospitalists are caring for this population with increasing frequency...
  24. pmc Effect of the inpatient general medicine rotation on student pursuit of a generalist career
    Vineet Arora
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:471-5. 2006
    ..Entry into general internal medicine (GIM) has declined. The effect of the inpatient general medicine rotation on medical student career choices is uncertain...
  25. pmc Looking forward, looking back: assessing variations in hospital resource use and outcomes for elderly patients with heart failure
    Michael K Ong
    Departments of Medicine and Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:548-57. 2009
    ..This study examines the association between mortality and resource use at the hospital level, when all Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized for heart failure are examined...
  26. pmc The relationship between case volume, care quality, and outcomes of complex cancer surgery
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:601-8. 2010
    ..How case volume and quality of care relate to each other and to results of complex cancer surgery is not well-understood...
  27. pmc Factors associated with trauma center use for elderly patients with trauma: a statewide analysis, 1999-2008
    Renee Y Hsia
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Surg 146:585-92. 2011
    ..To estimate the likelihood of trauma center admission for injured elderly patients with trauma, determine trends in trauma center admissions, and identify factors associated with trauma center use for elderly patients with trauma...
  28. ncbi Assessing and reducing the cardiac risk of noncardiac surgery
    Andrew Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Circulation 113:1361-76. 2006
  29. pmc Association between a serotonin transporter gene variant and hopelessness among men in the Heart and Soul Study
    Kirsten Neudoerffer Kangelaris
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1030-7. 2010
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  30. doi The influence of procedure volumes and standardization of care on quality and efficiency in total joint replacement surgery
    Kevin J Bozic
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:2643-52. 2010
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  31. pmc The impact of duty hours on resident self reports of errors
    Arpana R Vidyarthi
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0131, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:205-9. 2007
    ..Resident duty hour limitations aim, in part, to reduce medical errors. Residents' perceptions of the impact of duty hours on errors are unknown...
  32. doi Impact of duty-hour restriction on resident inpatient teaching
    Lindsay A Mazotti
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0131, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:476-80. 2009
    ..The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) duty-hour restrictions (DHR) likely impacted aspects of resident teaching, well-being, and patient care practices that affect the duties of academic hospitalists...
  33. pmc Supervising the supervisors--procedural training and supervision in internal medicine residency
    Michelle Mourad
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:351-6. 2010
    ..Residents' perceptions about supervision or how often peer supervision produces unsafe clinical situations are unknown...
  34. pmc Missed opportunities for osteoporosis treatment in patients hospitalized for hip fracture
    Lee A Jennings
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:650-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine rates of in-hospital treatment with a combination of calcium and vitamin D (Cal+D) and antiresorptive or bone-forming medications in patients hospitalized for hip fractures..
  35. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea surgery practice patterns in the United States: 2000 to 2006
    Eric J Kezirian
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:441-7. 2010
    ..To explore whether specific patient and hospital characteristics are associated with the performance of isolated palate versus hypopharyngeal surgery and with costs...
  36. ncbi Influence of language barriers on outcomes of hospital care for general medicine inpatients
    Leah S Karliner
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1732, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:276-82. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined whether patients with language barriers receive worse hospital care in terms of quality or efficiency...
  37. ncbi Impact of reliance on CT pulmonary angiography on diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: a Bayesian analysis
    Sumant R Ranji
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0131, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:81-7. 2006
    ..Although CTPA-based diagnostic algorithms focus on minimizing the false-negative rate, we hypothesized that increasing use of CTPA also might lead to false-positive diagnoses...
  38. ncbi Evaluating the California Hospital Initiative in Palliative Services
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 94143 0903, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:227-30. 2006
    ..CHIPS included an introductory conference followed by 10 months of mentoring with telephone calls, e-mails, on-site consultation at the hospital, and a reunion conference...
  39. ncbi Extraesophageal reflux in pediatric patients with upper respiratory symptoms
    Kristina W Rosbe
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:1213-20. 2003
    ..To systematically review published literature describing the association between reflux and upper airway symptoms in children...
  40. ncbi Impact of reduced duty hours on residents' educational satisfaction at the University of California, San Francisco
    Arpana R Vidyarthi
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Acad Med 81:76-81. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty-hour limitations on residents' educational satisfaction...
  41. ncbi Effects of hospitalist attending physicians on trainee satisfaction with teaching and with internal medicine rotations
    Karen E Hauer
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 1031, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1866-71. 2004
    ..The educational impact of this new model is unclear. We evaluated the relationship between type of attending (hospitalist vs traditional) and trainees' ratings of attending teaching and the overall ward rotation...
  42. ncbi Helical CT pulmonary angiography predictors of in-hospital morbidity and mortality in patients with acute pulmonary embolism
    Philip A Araoz
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 18:207-16. 2003
    ..To determine if CT variables predict in-hospital morbidity and mortality in patients with pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  43. pmc Should we use large scale healthcare interventions without clear evidence that benefits outweigh costs and harms? No
    C Seth Landefeld
    University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    BMJ 336:1277. 2008
  44. pmc Quality of care for decompensated heart failure: comparable performance between academic hospitalists and non-hospitalists
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1399-406. 2008
    ..Hospitalists improve efficiency, but little information exists regarding whether they impact quality of care...
  45. ncbi Effects of rapid response systems on clinical outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sumant R Ranji
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, California 94143 0131, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:422-32. 2007
    ..Examples include medical emergency teams and rapid response teams. Early reports of major improvements in patient outcomes led to widespread utilization of RRSs, despite the negative results of a subsequent cluster-randomized trial...
  46. ncbi Impact of decreased heparin dose for flush-lock of implanted venous access ports in pediatric oncology patients
    Glenn Rosenbluth
    Department of Pediatrics, UCSF Benioff Children s Hospital, San Francisco, California
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:855-8. 2014
    ..Our objective was to evaluate catheter-related complications in patients after introduction of a lower-concentration heparin flush protocol...
  47. pmc Unintended consequences of a standard admission order set on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and patient outcomes
    Raman Khanna
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:318-24. 2012
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  48. ncbi Preoperative cardiac risk stratification 2007: evolving evidence, evolving strategies
    Steven L Cohn
    State University of New York Downstate, Division of General Internal Medicine, Brooklyn, New York 11203, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:174-80. 2007
    ..This review is an update on invasive (CABG/PCI) and noninvasive (medical therapy with beta-blockers, alpha-agonists, and statins) strategies to reduce cardiac risk for noncardiac surgery and the controversies surrounding their use...
  49. doi Cross-sectional analysis of hospitalist prevalence and quality of care in California
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:200-7. 2010
    ..Whether the presence of hospitalists is associated with differences in hospital-level performance is unknown...
  50. doi Effect of hospitalist attending physicians on trainee educational experiences: a systematic review
    Pradeep Natarajan
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:490-8. 2009
    ..Trainees receive much of their inpatient education from hospitalists...
  51. pmc Language barriers and understanding of hospital discharge instructions
    Leah S Karliner
    Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine, USA
    Med Care 50:283-9. 2012
    ..Effective communication at hospital discharge is necessary for an optimal transition and to avoid adverse events. We investigated the association of a language barrier with patient understanding of discharge instructions...
  52. pmc Does gender influence emergency department management and outcomes in geriatric abdominal pain?
    Rebekah L Gardner
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Emerg Med 39:275-81. 2010
    ..Despite a similar predicted mortality and ED evaluation, men had a higher rate of death within 3 months...
  53. ncbi The tension between needing to improve care and knowing how to do it
    Andrew D Auerbach
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:608-13. 2007
  54. ncbi Cost considerations surrounding current and future anticoagulant therapies
    Margaret C Fang
    Department of Medicine Hospitalist Group, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 72:S43-9. 2005
    ..These principles should guide clinicians' choices of anticoagulation strategies...
  55. ncbi Update in hospital medicine
    Andrew D Auerbach
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:363-9. 2004
  56. ncbi California hospital leaders' views of hospitalists: meeting needs of the present and future
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:528-34. 2009
    ..Hospital medicine has grown rapidly, but hospital leaders' perceptions of current and future drivers of hospitalist growth are unknown...
  57. ncbi The effect of helical computed tomography on diagnostic and treatment strategies in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Robert L Trowbridge
    Departments of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Med 116:84-90. 2004
    ..Helical computed tomography (CT) has been proposed as a first-line test for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. How the test affects the diagnostic evaluation of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism is unknown...
  58. pmc Hospital readmission in general medicine patients: a prediction model
    Omar Hasan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:211-9. 2010
    ..Previous studies of hospital readmission have focused on specific conditions or populations and generated complex prediction models...
  59. pmc Internal medicine training in the inpatient setting. A review of published educational interventions
    Lorenzo Di Francesco
    J Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1173-80. 2005
    ..This report reviews the available literature on specific internal medicine inpatient educational interventions and proposes recommendations for improving internal medicine training in this setting...
  60. ncbi Outcomes of care by hospitalists, general internists, and family physicians
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Center for Quality and Safety Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:2589-600. 2007
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Research Grants5

  1. Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI program
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
  2. Endothelial progenitor cells and surgical outcomes
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI program
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..