Scott D Halpern

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Incidence and distribution of transplantable organs from donors after circulatory determination of death in U.S. intensive care units
    Scott D Halpern
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 723 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Ann Am Thorac Soc 10:73-80. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Default options in advance directives influence how patients set goals for end-of-life care
    Scott D Halpern
    Fostering Improvement in End of Life Decision Science Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:408-17. 2013
  3. doi request reprint ICU capacity strain and the quality and allocation of critical care
    Scott D Halpern
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:648-57. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Deciphering the appropriateness of defaults: the need for domain-specific evidence
    Caroline Mayberry Quill
    Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Med Ethics 38:721-2. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Shaping end-of-life care: behavioral economics and advance directives
    Scott D Halpern
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 33:393-400. 2012
  6. pmc Lottery-based versus fixed incentives to increase clinicians' response to surveys
    Scott D Halpern
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 723 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1663-74. 2011
  7. pmc Determinants of the decision to accept a kidney from a donor at increased risk for blood-borne viral infection
    PETER P REESE
    University of Pennsylvania, Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:917-23. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Perceptions of organ donation after circulatory determination of death among critical care physicians and nurses: a national survey
    Joanna L Hart
    Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:2595-600. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Empirical assessment of whether moderate payments are undue or unjust inducements for participation in clinical trials
    Scott D Halpern
    Department of Medicine, Centers for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:801-3. 2004
  10. pmc Underreporting of liver transplant waitlist removals due to death or clinical deterioration: results at four major centers
    David Goldberg
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Transplantation 96:211-6. 2013

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. doi request reprint Incidence and distribution of transplantable organs from donors after circulatory determination of death in U.S. intensive care units
    Scott D Halpern
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 723 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Ann Am Thorac Soc 10:73-80. 2013
    ..All U.S. acute care hospitals must maintain protocols for recovering organs from donors after circulatory determination of death (DCDD), but the numbers, types, and whereabouts of available organs are unknown...
  2. doi request reprint Default options in advance directives influence how patients set goals for end-of-life care
    Scott D Halpern
    Fostering Improvement in End of Life Decision Science Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:408-17. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint ICU capacity strain and the quality and allocation of critical care
    Scott D Halpern
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:648-57. 2011
    ..Efforts to counter the untoward consequences for the quality and ethics of critical care delivery are limited by the absence of a specific and validated metric of ICU capacity strain...
  4. doi request reprint Deciphering the appropriateness of defaults: the need for domain-specific evidence
    Caroline Mayberry Quill
    Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Med Ethics 38:721-2. 2012
    ..While the results warrant attention and further investigation, several methodological shortcomings limit the conclusions that can be drawn from this study...
  5. doi request reprint Shaping end-of-life care: behavioral economics and advance directives
    Scott D Halpern
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 33:393-400. 2012
    ..The text suggests potential solutions in need of evaluation, discusses metrics for assessing these interventions' benefits, and considers alternatives to the approaches advocated...
  6. pmc Lottery-based versus fixed incentives to increase clinicians' response to surveys
    Scott D Halpern
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 723 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1663-74. 2011
    ..To compare the effects of lottery-based and fixed incentives on clinicians' response to surveys...
  7. pmc Determinants of the decision to accept a kidney from a donor at increased risk for blood-borne viral infection
    PETER P REESE
    University of Pennsylvania, Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:917-23. 2010
    ..This study aimed to identify the proportion of kidney transplant candidates that would accept a kidney from a DIRVI and the factors that influenced this decision...
  8. doi request reprint Perceptions of organ donation after circulatory determination of death among critical care physicians and nurses: a national survey
    Joanna L Hart
    Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:2595-600. 2012
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  9. ncbi request reprint Empirical assessment of whether moderate payments are undue or unjust inducements for participation in clinical trials
    Scott D Halpern
    Department of Medicine, Centers for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:801-3. 2004
    ..Paying patients to participate in clinical trials is ethically controversial. However, there has been no empirical documentation regarding whether payment represents an undue or unjust inducement...
  10. pmc Underreporting of liver transplant waitlist removals due to death or clinical deterioration: results at four major centers
    David Goldberg
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Transplantation 96:211-6. 2013
    ..Of particular importance for transplant policy and practice is whether patients' outcomes are coded properly...
  11. pmc A randomized trial of nighttime physician staffing in an intensive care unit
    Meeta Prasad Kerlin
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:2201-9. 2013
    ..Increasing numbers of intensive care units (ICUs) are adopting the practice of nighttime intensivist staffing despite the lack of experimental evidence of its effectiveness...
  12. pmc Informed consent in research to improve the number and quality of deceased donor organs
    Michael M Rey
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:280-3. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Informing candidates for solid-organ transplantation about donor risk factors
    Scott D Halpern
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:2832-7. 2008
  14. pmc An empirical derivation of the optimal time interval for defining ICU readmissions
    Sydney E S Brown
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Med Care 51:706-14. 2013
    ..Intensive care unit (ICU) readmission rates are commonly viewed as indicators of ICU quality. However, definitions of ICU readmissions vary, and it is unknown which, if any, readmissions are associated with ICU quality...
  15. doi request reprint Motivations of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension to participate in randomized clinical trials
    Ricki Carroll
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104 6021, USA
    Clin Trials 9:348-57. 2012
    ..However, the ability to conduct meaningful randomized clinical trials (RCTs) in such contexts often is limited by difficulties obtaining adequate patient enrollment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nonconsented human immunodeficiency virus testing among critically ill patients: intensivists' practices and the influence of state laws
    Scott D Halpern
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Dr, 711 Blockley Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2323-8. 2007
    ..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing can improve care for many critically ill patients, but state laws and institutional policies may impede such testing when patients cannot provide consent...
  17. doi request reprint Validation of 6-minute walk distance as a surrogate end point in pulmonary arterial hypertension trials
    Nicole B Gabler
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circulation 126:349-56. 2012
    ..We aimed to validate the difference in Δ6MWD against the probability of a clinical event in pulmonary arterial hypertension trials...
  18. pmc Waitlist survival of patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis in the model for end-stage liver disease era
    David Goldberg
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:1355-63. 2011
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  19. ncbi request reprint Hypertensive patients' willingness to participate in placebo-controlled trials: implications for recruitment efficiency
    Scott D Halpern
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Am Heart J 146:985-92. 2003
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  20. pmc Regulated payments for living kidney donation: an empirical assessment of the ethical concerns
    Scott D Halpern
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:358-65. 2010
    ..Although regulated payments to encourage living kidney donation could reduce morbidity and mortality among patients waiting for a kidney transplant, doing so raises several ethical concerns...
  21. doi request reprint Race and sex differences in response to endothelin receptor antagonists for pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Nicole B Gabler
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiolog, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 723 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Chest 141:20-6. 2012
    ..Differences in endothelin-1 biology between sexes and between whites and blacks may lead to differences in patients' responses to treatment with endothelin receptor antagonists (ERAs)...
  22. doi request reprint Rule of rescue or the good of the many? An analysis of physicians' and nurses' preferences for allocating ICU beds
    Rachel Kohn
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Intensive Care Med 37:1210-7. 2011
    ..To examine intensive care unit (ICU) clinicians' willingness to trade off societal benefits in favor of a small chance of rescuing an identifiable critically ill patient...
  23. ncbi request reprint Harnessing the power of default options to improve health care
    Scott D Halpern
    Department of Medicine, The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, the Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1340-4. 2007
  24. pmc Current trends in living donor liver transplantation for primary sclerosing cholangitis
    David Seth Goldberg
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Transplantation 91:1148-52. 2011
    ..To overcome such barriers in the post-MELD era, clinicians might refer patients with PSC, relative to patients without PSC, for living donor transplants more frequently...
  25. ncbi request reprint Determinants of transplant surgeons' willingness to provide organs to patients infected with HBV, HCV or HIV
    Scott D Halpern
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:1319-25. 2005
    ..HIV-infected patients should have equal access to organs unless or until evidence emerges that they fare substantially worse than other potential recipients...
  26. pmc Deceased organ donation consent rates among racial and ethnic minorities and older potential donors
    David S Goldberg
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:496-505. 2013
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  27. ncbi request reprint Willingness of patients to switch from conventional to daily hemodialysis: looking before we leap
    Scott D Halpern
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Med 116:606-12. 2004
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  28. pmc The epidemiology of intensive care unit readmissions in the United States
    Sydney E S Brown
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 185:955-64. 2012
    ..The incidence of intensive care unit (ICU) readmissions across the United States is unknown...
  29. pmc Inadequate hepatitis B vaccination and post-exposure evaluation among transplant surgeons: prevalence, correlates, and implications
    Scott D Halpern
    Department of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Ann Surg 244:305-9. 2006
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  30. pmc Longer-term outcomes after kidney transplantation from seronegative deceased donors at increased risk for blood-borne viral infection
    PETER P REESE
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Transplantation 91:1211-7. 2011
    ..Transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C to transplant recipients has drawn attention of the use of allografts from seronegative donors at increased risk for blood-borne viral infection (DIRVI)...
  31. pmc Twenty-four-hour intensivist staffing in teaching hospitals: tensions between safety today and safety tomorrow
    Meeta Prasad Kerlin
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Chest 141:1315-20. 2012
    ..Furthermore, we suggest that there remains sufficient uncertainty about these benefits and risks that it is both necessary and ethical to study the effects in earnest...
  32. pmc Physicians' preferences for active-controlled versus placebo-controlled trials of new antihypertensive drugs
    Scott D Halpern
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:689-95. 2002
    ..To evaluate physicians' preferences for referring patients to, and using information from, active-controlled trials (ACTs) versus placebo-controlled trials (PCTs) of new antihypertensive drugs...
  33. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Improving response rates to mailed surveys: what do we learn from randomized controlled trials?
    Scott D Halpern
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:637-8. 2003
  34. pmc Towards evidence based bioethics
    Scott D Halpern
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 115 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    BMJ 331:901-3. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint The continuing unethical conduct of underpowered clinical trials
    Scott D Halpern
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 108 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    JAMA 288:358-62. 2002
    ..In both cases, investigators must inform prospective subjects that their participation may only indirectly contribute to future health care benefits...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prospective preference assessment: a method to enhance the ethics and efficiency of randomized controlled trials
    Scott D Halpern
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Control Clin Trials 23:274-88. 2002
    ..It is concluded that PPA is a feasible approach to a more democratic and efficient research process and that its adoption would be consistent with current trends in health care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evaluating preference effects in partially unblinded, randomized clinical trials
    Scott D Halpern
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 108 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:109-15. 2003
    ..It is concluded that investigators could use these methods to quantify potential preference effects in partially unblinded RCTs, and thereby more accurately estimate the specific effects of treatments...
  38. ncbi request reprint Smallpox vaccination: a national survey of emergency health care providers
    Worth W Everett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:606-11. 2003
    ..Although emergency health care providers are among the first targeted for vaccination, little is known about how these providers view the risks and benefits of SP vaccination...
  39. ncbi request reprint HIV testing without consent in critically ill patients
    Scott D Halpern
    Department of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    JAMA 294:734-7. 2005
  40. pmc No child left behind: Enrolling children and adults simultaneously in critical care randomized trials
    Scott D Halpern
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine SDH, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2638-41. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate the ethical, methodologic, and practical arguments for and against studying critical care interventions in adults and children simultaneously rather than sequentially...
  41. ncbi request reprint Incentive models to increase living kidney donation: encouraging without coercing
    Ajay K Israni
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:15-20. 2005
    ..We recommend the use of the expense reimbursement model along with these safeguards, in order to increase rates of living kidney donation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Development of an e-mail database of US intensive care physicians
    Scott D Halpern
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Crit Care 22:28-31. 2007
    ..We sought to develop an e-mail database for all intensivists associated with US training programs in critical care medicine (academic intensivists) and to determine the feasibility of using this database to survey intensivists...
  43. doi request reprint Prospective preference assessment of patients' willingness to participate in a randomized controlled trial of intensity-modulated radiotherapy versus proton therapy for localized prostate cancer
    Anand Shah
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:e13-9. 2012
    ..To investigate patients' willingness to participate (WTP) in a randomized controlled trial (RCT) comparing intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) with proton beam therapy (PBT) for prostate cancer (PCa)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic studies of adverse effects of anti-retroviral drugs: how well is statistical power reported
    Scott D Halpern
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:155-61. 2005
    ..To determine whether there is a difference in average statistical power between pharmacoepidemiologic studies of anti-retroviral adverse drug effects (ADEs) sponsored by for-profit versus non-profit organizations...
  45. ncbi request reprint Willingness of dialysis patients to participate in a randomized controlled trial of daily dialysis
    Ajay K Israni
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Kidney Int 65:990-8. 2004
    ..However, there is concern that difficulties recruiting patients may prevent the successful completion of such trials if patients believe the inconveniences of daily dialysis outweigh any potential health benefits...
  46. pmc ICU occupancy and mechanical ventilator use in the United States
    Hannah Wunsch
    1Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 2Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 3Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 4Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 5Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 6Cerner Corporation, Vienna, VA 7Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 8Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Crit Care Med 41:2712-9. 2013
    ..S. ICU over time and across unit types are lacking. We sought to describe the hourly bed occupancy and use of ventilators in U.S. ICUs to improve future planning of both the routine and disaster provision of intensive care...
  47. ncbi request reprint Terminal withdrawal of life-sustaining supplemental oxygen
    Scott D Halpern
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    JAMA 296:1397-400. 2006
  48. doi request reprint Fairness and wellness incentives: what is the relevance of the process-outcome distinction?
    Harald Schmidt
    Leonard Davis Institute Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Prev Med 55:S118-23. 2012
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  49. doi request reprint Rationing in the intensive care unit: to disclose or disguise?
    Michael J Young
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:261-6. 2012
    ..Whereas the question of how to allocate scarce intensive care unit resources has received much attention, the question of whether to disclose these decisions to patients and surrogates has not been explored...
  50. doi request reprint The future of the orthopaedic clinician-scientist: part II: Identification of factors that may influence orthopaedic residents' intent to perform research
    Jaimo Ahn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 3400 Spruce Street, 2 Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:1041-6. 2010
    ..Therefore, we sought to assess resident opinions regarding plans and incentives for future research and the opinions of academic chairs who must support them...
  51. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of 5 dollars versus 10 dollars monetary incentives, envelope size, and candy to increase physician response rates to mailed questionnaires
    Scott D Halpern
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Med Care 40:834-9. 2002
    ..However, the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of several strategies to increase response rates are uncertain...
  52. doi request reprint The law, policy, and ethics of employers' use of financial incentives to improve health
    Kristin M Madison
    Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 39:450-68. 2011
    ..The ACA sets the stage for a broad-based research and implementation agenda through which we can learn to structure incentive programs to not only promote public health but also address prevalent concerns...
  53. ncbi request reprint Solid-organ transplantation in HIV-infected patients
    Scott D Halpern
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:284-7. 2002
  54. doi request reprint Health care waste management: a neglected and growing public health problem worldwide
    Michael O Harhay
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1414-7. 2009
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  55. ncbi request reprint Preevent vaccination against smallpox: a survey of pediatric emergency health care providers
    Worth W Everett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Centers for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:332-7. 2004
    ..In January 2003, smallpox vaccinations were offered to health care workers to create hospital-based teams prepared to care for patients with smallpox as part of national bioterrorism preparedness activities...
  56. doi request reprint Misclassification of pulmonary hypertension due to reliance on pulmonary capillary wedge pressure rather than left ventricular end-diastolic pressure
    Scott D Halpern
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical CareMedicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Chest 136:37-43. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the calibration, discrimination, and diagnostic accuracy of PCWP, using simultaneously measured left ventricular end-diastolic pressure (LVEDP) as the "gold standard."..
  57. ncbi request reprint Utility of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria in predicting the onset of septic shock in hospitalized patients with hematologic malignancies
    Anthony Mato
    Hematology and Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Biol Ther 8:1095-1100. 2009
    ..The systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria have not been validated in patients with hematologic malignancies (HM)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Decisions devoid of data?
    Scott D Halpern
    School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:55-6; discussion W51-3. 2006
  59. doi request reprint The ethics of randomized clinical trials in pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Scott D Halpern
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:631-5. 2008
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  60. doi request reprint A systematic review to inform institutional decisions about the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation during the H1N1 influenza pandemic
    Matthew D Mitchell
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:1398-404. 2010
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