D A Ganz

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can structured data fields accurately measure quality of care? The example of falls
    David A Ganz
    Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:1411-20. 2012
  2. pmc Nurse practitioner comanagement for patients in an academic geriatric practice
    David A Ganz
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of California, Los Angeles, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Bldg 220, Rm 313 11G, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e343-55. 2010
  3. pmc Key elements of high-quality primary care for vulnerable elders
    David A Ganz
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System 11G, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2018-23. 2008
  4. pmc It takes a village to prevent falls: reconceptualizing fall prevention and management for older adults
    D A Ganz
    Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Inj Prev 14:266-71. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of a quality improvement initiative on the quality of other aspects of health care: the law of unintended consequences?
    David A Ganz
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Med Care 45:8-18. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Will my patient fall?
    David A Ganz
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles, Calif 90073, USA
    JAMA 297:77-86. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of osteoarthritis care for community-dwelling older adults
    David A Ganz
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, V A Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, STAR Program, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:241-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Monitoring falls in cohort studies of community-dwelling older people: effect of the recall interval
    David A Ganz
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2190-4. 2005
  9. pmc Cost-effectiveness of recommended nurse staffing levels for short-stay skilled nursing facility patients
    David A Ganz
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health Care System and University of California, Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:35. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Multimorbidity is associated with better quality of care among vulnerable elders
    Lillian C Min
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Med Care 45:480-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Can structured data fields accurately measure quality of care? The example of falls
    David A Ganz
    Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:1411-20. 2012
    ..Performance standards based on automated measurement of quality of care from electronic health records need to account for documentation occurring in nonstructured form...
  2. pmc Nurse practitioner comanagement for patients in an academic geriatric practice
    David A Ganz
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of California, Los Angeles, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Bldg 220, Rm 313 11G, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e343-55. 2010
    ..To determine whether nurse practitioner (NP) comanagement can improve the quality of care for 5 chronic conditions in an academic geriatrics practice. STUDY DESIGN and..
  3. pmc Key elements of high-quality primary care for vulnerable elders
    David A Ganz
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System 11G, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2018-23. 2008
    ..Finally, we discuss how the physical plant, people, workflow management, and community linkages in a primary care practice can be restructured to better serve these patients...
  4. pmc It takes a village to prevent falls: reconceptualizing fall prevention and management for older adults
    D A Ganz
    Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Inj Prev 14:266-71. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of a quality improvement initiative on the quality of other aspects of health care: the law of unintended consequences?
    David A Ganz
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Med Care 45:8-18. 2007
    ..Policymakers and clinicians are concerned that initiatives to improve the quality of care for some conditions may have unintended negative consequences for quality in other conditions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Will my patient fall?
    David A Ganz
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles, Calif 90073, USA
    JAMA 297:77-86. 2007
    ..However, clinical consensus suggests reserving these interventions for high-risk patients. Limiting fall prevention programs to high-risk patients implies that clinicians must recognize features that predict future falls...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of osteoarthritis care for community-dwelling older adults
    David A Ganz
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, V A Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, STAR Program, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:241-7. 2006
    ..To describe the quality of osteoarthritis care provided to community-dwelling elderly patients and to characterize arthritis-related function in these patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Monitoring falls in cohort studies of community-dwelling older people: effect of the recall interval
    David A Ganz
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2190-4. 2005
    ..To determine whether the interval over which patients are asked to remember their falls affects fall reporting...
  9. pmc Cost-effectiveness of recommended nurse staffing levels for short-stay skilled nursing facility patients
    David A Ganz
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health Care System and University of California, Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:35. 2005
    ..However, the cost-effectiveness of increasing staffing to recommended levels is unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multimorbidity is associated with better quality of care among vulnerable elders
    Lillian C Min
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Med Care 45:480-8. 2007
    ..Possible reasons include competing guidelines for individual conditions, burden of numerous recommendations, and difficulty implementing treatments for multiple conditions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators for falls and mobility problems in vulnerable elders
    John T Chang
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, and Speciality Training and Advanced Research Program, University of California at Lost Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:S327-34. 2007
  12. doi request reprint Practice redesign to improve care for falls and urinary incontinence: primary care intervention for older patients
    Neil S Wenger
    University of California, Los Angeles, 90024, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1765-72. 2010
    ..In collaboration with the American College of Physicians, we augmented the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders practice redesign intervention to improve falls and UI care...
  13. pmc Documentation of advance care planning for community-dwelling elders
    Victoria Y Yung
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:861-7. 2010
    ..We assessed the flow of advance care planning information from patients to medical records in a community sample of older adults to better understand why advance care planning is not more successful...
  14. ncbi request reprint Measuring the cost-effectiveness of lipid-lowering drugs in the elderly: the outcomes research and economic analysis components of the PROSPER trial
    Jerry Avorn
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Control Clin Trials 23:757-73. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Clozapine use and risk of diabetes mellitus
    Philip S Wang
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:236-43. 2002
    ..Additional data from pharmacoepidemiologic studies and randomized controlled trials are needed to exclude the possibility of residual confounding and ensure the appropriate use of this agent...
  16. ncbi request reprint Should clozapine continue to be restricted to third-line status for schizophrenia?: a decision-analytic model
    Philip S Wang
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Suite 3030 Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 7:77-85. 2004
    ..Clozapine is currently restricted to patients who have failed at least two trials of other antipsychotic medications because of concerns that its use as a first-line agent would lead to greater mortality, mainly through agranulocytosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pharmacogenetic testing in the clinical management of schizophrenia: a decision-analytic model
    Roy H Perlis
    Pharmacogenomics Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:427-34. 2005
    ..More consistent reporting of test parameters such as sensitivity and specificity would greatly facilitate assessment of future pharmacogenetic studies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Correction: cost-effectiveness of statins in older patients with myocardial infarction
    David A Ganz
    Ann Intern Med 136:635. 2002