S M Handler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Identifying modifiable barriers to medication error reporting in the nursing home setting
    Steven M Handler
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:568-74. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of medication-related adverse events in nursing homes
    Steven M Handler
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:264-72. 2006
  3. pmc Patient safety culture assessment in the nursing home
    S M Handler
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:400-4. 2006
  4. pmc A systematic review of the performance characteristics of clinical event monitor signals used to detect adverse drug events in the hospital setting
    Steven M Handler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Ave, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:451-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Achieving and sustaining high rates of influenza immunization among long-term care staff
    David A Nace
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:128-33. 2007
  6. pmc Consensus list of signals to detect potential adverse drug reactions in nursing homes
    Steven M Handler
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:808-15. 2008
  7. pmc Interventions to improve suboptimal prescribing in nursing homes: A narrative review
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:183-200. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Medication error reporting in long term care
    Steven M Handler
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:190-6. 2004
  9. pmc Medication misadventures in the elderly: a year in review
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:77-83. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Evaluating the positive predictive values of antidote signals to detect potential adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in the medical intensive care unit (ICU)
    Sandra L Kane-Gill
    School of Pharmacy, Center for Pharmacoinformatics and Outcomes Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1185-91. 2009

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Publications18

  1. pmc Identifying modifiable barriers to medication error reporting in the nursing home setting
    Steven M Handler
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:568-74. 2007
    ..To have health care professionals in nursing homes identify organizational-level and individual-level modifiable barriers to medication error reporting...
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of medication-related adverse events in nursing homes
    Steven M Handler
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:264-72. 2006
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  3. pmc Patient safety culture assessment in the nursing home
    S M Handler
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:400-4. 2006
    ..To assess patient safety culture (PSC) in the nursing home setting, to determine whether nursing home professionals differ in their PSC ratings, and to compare PSC scores of nursing homes with those of hospitals...
  4. pmc A systematic review of the performance characteristics of clinical event monitor signals used to detect adverse drug events in the hospital setting
    Steven M Handler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Ave, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:451-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to conduct a systematic review of pharmacy and laboratory signals used by clinical event monitors to detect ADEs in hospitalized adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Achieving and sustaining high rates of influenza immunization among long-term care staff
    David A Nace
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:128-33. 2007
    ..Immunization of health care workers has been shown to reduce the impact of influenza in this setting, yet few studies address improvement efforts aimed at long-term care staff immunization...
  6. pmc Consensus list of signals to detect potential adverse drug reactions in nursing homes
    Steven M Handler
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:808-15. 2008
    ..To develop a consensus list of agreed-upon laboratory, pharmacy, and Minimum Data Set signals that a computer system can use in the nursing home to detect potential adverse drug reactions (ADRs)...
  7. pmc Interventions to improve suboptimal prescribing in nursing homes: A narrative review
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:183-200. 2010
    ..Appropriate medication prescribing for nursing home residents remains a challenge...
  8. ncbi request reprint Medication error reporting in long term care
    Steven M Handler
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:190-6. 2004
    ..Before better reporting systems can be developed to reduce clinically significant medication errors, it is necessary to understand how current medication error reporting systems function...
  9. pmc Medication misadventures in the elderly: a year in review
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:77-83. 2010
    ..This paper reviews recent articles examining medication misadventures that can be defined as medication errors and adverse drug events in the elderly...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluating the positive predictive values of antidote signals to detect potential adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in the medical intensive care unit (ICU)
    Sandra L Kane-Gill
    School of Pharmacy, Center for Pharmacoinformatics and Outcomes Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1185-91. 2009
    ....
  11. pmc Frequency of laboratory monitoring of chronic medications administered to nursing facility residents: results of a national Internet-based study
    Steven M Handler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Consult Pharm 23:387-95. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a charge capture program for long-term care providers
    Steven M Handler
    The Division of Geriatric Medicine, the University of Pittsburgh Institute on Aging, The Center for Biomedical Informatics, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:337-41. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop, implement, and evaluate a handheld charge capture program for use by providers in the long-term care setting...
  13. pmc Consensus guidelines for oral dosing of primarily renally cleared medications in older adults
    Joseph T Hanlon
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:335-40. 2009
    ..To establish consensus oral dosing guidelines for primarily renally cleared medications prescribed for older adults...
  14. pmc Provider management of and satisfaction with laboratory testing in the nursing home setting: results of a national internet-based survey
    Brian H Shirts
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:161-166.e3. 2009
    ..To describe the management of and satisfaction with laboratory testing, and desirability of laboratory health information technology in the nursing home setting...
  15. pmc Assessing the quality of prescribing and monitoring erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in the nursing home setting
    An Kwok I Wong
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:436-9. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence and appropriateness of prescribing and monitoring of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) used to treat anemia in the NH setting...
  16. doi request reprint Results of a longitudinal analysis of national data to examine relationships between organizational and market characteristics and changes in antipsychotic prescribing in US nursing homes from 1996 through 2006
    Nicholas G Castle
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:143-50. 2009
    ..The aim of this work was to examine the association between organizational characteristics, market characteristics, and changes in antipsychotic medication use in US nursing homes over time...
  17. pmc Antidepressant prescribing in US nursing homes between 1996 and 2006 and its relationship to staffing patterns and use of other psychotropic medications
    Joseph T Hanlon
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:320-4. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined factors associated with antidepressant prescribing in older nursing home residents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pharmacist detection of peripheral arterial disease through the use of a handheld Doppler
    Kristin Zerumsky
    Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:797-802. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a program in which pharmacists screened at-risk patients for peripheral arterial disease using a handheld doppler device...