Makoto Jones

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Drugs of last resort? The use of polymyxins and tigecycline at US Veterans Affairs medical centers, 2005-2010
    Benedikt Huttner
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e36649. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Long-term care facilities in Utah: a description of human and information technology resources applied to infection control practice
    Makoto Jones
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:446-50. 2012
  3. pmc Identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus within the nation's Veterans Affairs medical centers using natural language processing
    Makoto Jones
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:34. 2012
  4. pmc Developing a manually annotated clinical document corpus to identify phenotypic information for inflammatory bowel disease
    Brett R South
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, IDEAS Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84148, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 10:S12. 2009
  5. pmc Does universal active MRSA surveillance influence anti-MRSA antibiotic use? A retrospective analysis of the treatment of patients admitted with suspicion of infection at Veterans Affairs Medical Centers between 2005 and 2010
    Makoto Jones
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 69:3401-8. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Initiation and termination of antibiotic regimens in Veterans Affairs hospitals
    Benedikt Huttner
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, IDEAS Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84148, USA Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 70:598-601. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Double trouble: how big a problem is redundant anaerobic antibiotic coverage in Veterans Affairs medical centres?
    Benedikt Huttner
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, IDEAS Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84148, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:1537-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescription practices for pneumonia, skin and soft tissue infections and urinary tract infections throughout the US Veterans Affairs system
    Benedikt Huttner
    IDEAS Center, VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 68:2393-9. 2013
  9. pmc A simulation-based assessment of strategies to control Clostridium difficile transmission and infection
    Michael A Rubin
    Department of Internal Medicine, George E Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e80671. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Parenteral to oral conversion of fluoroquinolones: low-hanging fruit for antimicrobial stewardship programs?
    Makoto Jones
    IDEAS Center, VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, Utah 84148, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:362-7. 2012

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Publications12

  1. pmc Drugs of last resort? The use of polymyxins and tigecycline at US Veterans Affairs medical centers, 2005-2010
    Benedikt Huttner
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e36649. 2012
    ..Polymyxin use in particular is associated with the presence of MDR Gram-negative pathogens and may be useful as a surveillance measure in the future...
  2. doi request reprint Long-term care facilities in Utah: a description of human and information technology resources applied to infection control practice
    Makoto Jones
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:446-50. 2012
    ..We assessed the IC human resources, IT infrastructure, and IC scope of practice at LTCFs in Utah...
  3. pmc Identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus within the nation's Veterans Affairs medical centers using natural language processing
    Makoto Jones
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:34. 2012
    ..Assembling complete and correct microbiology data is vital to understanding and addressing the multiple drug-resistant organisms in our hospitals...
  4. pmc Developing a manually annotated clinical document corpus to identify phenotypic information for inflammatory bowel disease
    Brett R South
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, IDEAS Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84148, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 10:S12. 2009
    ..These tasks are time consuming, expensive, and require considerable effort on the part of human reviewers...
  5. pmc Does universal active MRSA surveillance influence anti-MRSA antibiotic use? A retrospective analysis of the treatment of patients admitted with suspicion of infection at Veterans Affairs Medical Centers between 2005 and 2010
    Makoto Jones
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 69:3401-8. 2014
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  6. doi request reprint Initiation and termination of antibiotic regimens in Veterans Affairs hospitals
    Benedikt Huttner
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, IDEAS Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84148, USA Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 70:598-601. 2015
    ..To assess rates of starting or stopping antibiotics across different hospitals...
  7. doi request reprint Double trouble: how big a problem is redundant anaerobic antibiotic coverage in Veterans Affairs medical centres?
    Benedikt Huttner
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, IDEAS Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84148, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:1537-9. 2012
    ..To assess the prevalence of, and the variation in, avoidable use of metronidazole in the Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system..
  8. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescription practices for pneumonia, skin and soft tissue infections and urinary tract infections throughout the US Veterans Affairs system
    Benedikt Huttner
    IDEAS Center, VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 68:2393-9. 2013
    ..We aimed to describe patterns and variation in antibiotic management of three common infectious disease diagnoses in Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMCs)...
  9. pmc A simulation-based assessment of strategies to control Clostridium difficile transmission and infection
    Michael A Rubin
    Department of Internal Medicine, George E Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e80671. 2013
    ..Although "bundled" interventions have been proposed and promoted, optimal control strategies remain unknown...
  10. doi request reprint Parenteral to oral conversion of fluoroquinolones: low-hanging fruit for antimicrobial stewardship programs?
    Makoto Jones
    IDEAS Center, VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, Utah 84148, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:362-7. 2012
    ..To estimate avoidable intravenous (IV) fluoroquinolone use in Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals...
  11. doi request reprint Collateral benefit of screening patients for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at hospital admission: isolation of patients with multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria
    Makoto Jones
    Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    Am J Infect Control 43:31-4. 2015
    ..We assessed how often patients with MDR GNB in clinical cultures obtained within 30 days following admission would have been in contact precautions because of a positive MRSA admission screen...
  12. doi request reprint Health care-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections increases the risk of postdischarge mortality
    Richard E Nelson
    IDEAS Center, Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health System, Salt Lake City, UT Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 43:38-43. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify the effect of MRSA health care-acquired infections (HAIs) on mortality after hospital discharge...