S L Krein

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pedometer-based internet-mediated intervention for adults with chronic low back pain: randomized controlled trial
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113, USA
    J Med Internet Res 15:e181. 2013
  2. pmc Preventing hospital-acquired infections: a national survey of practices reported by U.S. hospitals in 2005 and 2009
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research and the Hospital Outcomes Program of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:773-9. 2012
  3. pmc Healthy hair starts with a healthy body: hair stylists as lay health advisors to prevent chronic kidney disease
    Mary E Madigan
    National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A64. 2007
  4. pmc Payer leverage and hospital compliance with a benchmark: a population-based observational study
    John M Hollingsworth
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:112. 2007
  5. pmc More than a pain in the neck: how discussing chronic pain affects hypertension medication intensification
    Sarah L Krein
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:911-6. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia in the United States: a multicenter mixed-methods study
    Sarah L Krein
    Department of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:933-40. 2008
  7. pmc Veterans walk to beat back pain: study rationale, design and protocol of a randomized trial of a pedometer-based internet mediated intervention for patients with chronic low back pain
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:205. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The influence of organizational context on quality improvement and patient safety efforts in infection prevention: a multi-center qualitative study
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, HSR and D 11H, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:1692-701. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection prevention practices by US hospitals
    Sarah L Krein
    Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:672-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Overcoming the influence of chronic pain on older patients' difficulty with recommended self-management activities
    Sarah L Krein
    VA HSR and D, VA Ann Arbor HCS, P O Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Gerontologist 47:61-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Pedometer-based internet-mediated intervention for adults with chronic low back pain: randomized controlled trial
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113, USA
    J Med Internet Res 15:e181. 2013
    ..However, there are few clinical programs that use generally available tools and a relatively low-cost approach to help patients with chronic back pain initiate and maintain an exercise program...
  2. pmc Preventing hospital-acquired infections: a national survey of practices reported by U.S. hospitals in 2005 and 2009
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research and the Hospital Outcomes Program of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:773-9. 2012
    ..Whether initiatives to reduce HAI--such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) no payment rule--have increased the use of preventive practices is not known...
  3. pmc Healthy hair starts with a healthy body: hair stylists as lay health advisors to prevent chronic kidney disease
    Mary E Madigan
    National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A64. 2007
    ..More than 70% of all kidney failure cases caused by diabetes and hypertension could have been prevented or delayed with healthy lifestyles and medications...
  4. pmc Payer leverage and hospital compliance with a benchmark: a population-based observational study
    John M Hollingsworth
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:112. 2007
    ..Thus, Medicare's transplant experience allows us to examine the role of payer leverage in motivating hospital benchmark compliance...
  5. pmc More than a pain in the neck: how discussing chronic pain affects hypertension medication intensification
    Sarah L Krein
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:911-6. 2009
    ..A difficult to manage comorbid condition, like chronic pain, could adversely affect the delivery of recommended care for other serious health problems, such as hypertension...
  6. doi request reprint Preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia in the United States: a multicenter mixed-methods study
    Sarah L Krein
    Department of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:933-40. 2008
    ..To determine what practices are used by hospitals to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and, through qualitative methods, to understand more fully why hospitals use certain practices and not others...
  7. pmc Veterans walk to beat back pain: study rationale, design and protocol of a randomized trial of a pedometer-based internet mediated intervention for patients with chronic low back pain
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:205. 2010
    ..Exercise is one of the most effective strategies for managing chronic back pain. Yet, there are few clinical programs that use low cost approaches to help patients with chronic back pain initiate and maintain an exercise program...
  8. doi request reprint The influence of organizational context on quality improvement and patient safety efforts in infection prevention: a multi-center qualitative study
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, HSR and D 11H, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:1692-701. 2010
    ..Moreover, our findings provide important insights about how and why different quality improvement strategies might perform across organizations with differing contextual characteristics...
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection prevention practices by US hospitals
    Sarah L Krein
    Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:672-8. 2007
    ..To examine the extent to which US acute care hospitals have adopted recommended practices to prevent central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections (CR-BSIs)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Overcoming the influence of chronic pain on older patients' difficulty with recommended self-management activities
    Sarah L Krein
    VA HSR and D, VA Ann Arbor HCS, P O Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Gerontologist 47:61-8. 2007
    ..We examined how chronic pain affects patients' difficulty with recommended self-management activities and the potential intervening role of self-efficacy (the level of confidence in one's own ability to perform a specific task)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Economics of diabetes mellitus
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 41:499-511, v-vi. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Translating infection prevention evidence into practice using quantitative and qualitative research
    Sarah L Krein
    Veteran s Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:507-12. 2006
    ..In addition, we hope that this article will stimulate increased interest and research in identifying strategies that will successfully move evidence from the peer-reviewed literature to the patient's bedside...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diabetes treatment among VA patients with comorbid serious mental illness
    Sarah L Krein
    Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1016-21. 2006
    ..The quality and outcomes of diabetes care were compared in an observational study among patients with and without serious mental illness...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of chronic pain on diabetes patients' self-management
    Sarah L Krein
    Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:65-70. 2005
    ..Many adults experience chronic pain, yet little is known about the consequences of such pain among individuals with diabetes. The purpose of this study was to examine whether and how chronic pain affects diabetes self-management...
  15. ncbi request reprint Department of Veterans Affairs' Quality Enhancement Research Initiative for Diabetes Mellitus
    S L Krein
    Ann Arbor VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, USA
    Med Care 38:I38-48. 2000
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  16. ncbi request reprint Michigan Diabetes Outreach Networks: a public health approach to strengthening diabetes care
    S L Krein
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Michigan 48113, USA
    J Community Health 25:495-511. 2000
    ..The MDON model is a promising public health approach for improving diabetes care but it is necessary to identify program elements that are most effective...
  17. pmc The adoption of provider-based rural health clinics by rural hospitals: a study of market and institutional forces
    S L Krein
    Department of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor HSR and D Center of Excellence, MI 48113, USA
    Health Serv Res 34:33-60. 1999
    ..This can result in actions or behaviors that are not consistent with policy objectives and the perceived need for policy changes. Such activity in turn could have a negative effect on some providers and some rural residents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Allogeneic blood transfusions explain increased mortality in women after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Mary A M Rogers
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1028-34. 2006
    ..Because allogeneic blood transfusions are more common in women and have been associated with immunomodulation, the impact of transfusion on sex differences in infection and mortality was examined...
  19. ncbi request reprint Avoiding pitfalls in chronic disease quality measurement: a case for the next generation of technical quality measures
    E A Kerr
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:1033-43. 2001
    ..We believe that using more tightly linked measures in quality assessment will identify important quality of care problems and is more likely to produce improved outcomes for those with chronic diseases...
  20. doi request reprint The role of the champion in infection prevention: results from a multisite qualitative study
    L J Damschroder
    VA Ann Arbor HSR and D Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:434-40. 2009
    ..We explored the types and numbers of champions who lead efforts to implement best practices to prevent hospital-acquired infection in US hospitals...
  21. pmc Beyond comorbidity counts: how do comorbidity type and severity influence diabetes patients' treatment priorities and self-management?
    Eve A Kerr
    VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1635-40. 2007
    ..The majority of older adults have 2 or more chronic conditions and among patients with diabetes, 40% have at least three...
  22. doi request reprint Preventing hospital-acquired urinary tract infection in the United States: a national study
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:243-50. 2008
    ..We conducted a national study to examine the current practices used by hospitals to prevent hospital-acquired UTI...
  23. ncbi request reprint Management of chronic noncancer pain by VA primary care providers: when is pain control a priority?
    Allison R Mitchinson
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System 11H, PO Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:77-84. 2008
    ..To examine how primary care providers (PCPs) prioritize management of chronic pain in patients with multiple chronic conditions and to determine PCP perspectives on chronic pain management and pain treatment resources...
  24. doi request reprint A multicenter qualitative study on preventing hospital-acquired urinary tract infection in US hospitals
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center University of Michigan Patient Safety Enhancement Program Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:333-41. 2008
    ..We thus conducted a multicenter study to understand better how US hospitals approach the prevention of hospital-acquired UTI...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparing clinical automated, medical record, and hybrid data sources for diabetes quality measures
    Eve A Kerr
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:555-65. 2002
    ..The agreement between diabetes quality measures constructed from clinical automated versus medical record data sources was compared, and the performance of hybrid measures derived from a combination of the two data sources was examined...
  26. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use and counseling about aspirin among patients with diabetes
    Sarah L Krein
    Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113
    Diabetes Care 25:965-70. 2002
    ..This study examines current physician practices and the use of aspirin therapy by individuals with diabetes...
  27. pmc Whom should we profile? Examining diabetes care practice variation among primary care providers, provider groups, and health care facilities
    Sarah L Krein
    Ann Arbor VA HSR and D, MI 48113, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1159-80. 2002
    ..To evaluate the amount of variation in diabetes practice patterns at the primary care provider (PCP), provider group, and facility level, and to examine the reliability of diabetes care profiles constructed using electronic databases...
  28. ncbi request reprint How well do patients' assessments of their diabetes self-management correlate with actual glycemic control and receipt of recommended diabetes services?
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:738-43. 2003
    ..We explored these associations in a nationwide sample of Veterans' Affairs (VA) patients with diabetes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Proactive case management of high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus by a clinical pharmacist: a randomized controlled trial
    Hae Mi Choe
    College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:253-60. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of case management by a clinical pharmacist on glycemic control and preventive measures in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  30. ncbi request reprint Gender disparities in lipid management: the presence of disparities depends on the quality measure
    Catherine Kim
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, 300 North Ingalls Building, Room 7C13, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:133-6. 2006
    ..To determine if the use of a more detailed quality measure affected the finding of gender disparities in lipid management...
  31. ncbi request reprint Diabetes care quality in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System and commercial managed care: the TRIAD study
    Eve A Kerr
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:272-81. 2004
    ..No studies have compared care in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with that delivered in commercial managed care organizations, nor have studies focused in depth on care comparisons for chronic, outpatient conditions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Personal and treatment factors associated with foot self-care among veterans with diabetes
    Mark V Johnston
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Department of Veterans Affairs VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:227-38. 2006
    ..001), and provision of greater basic and extended education (beta = 0.16, p < 0.004, and beta = 0.15, p < 0.007). The survey subscales can now be used for evaluating foot care and education needs for persons with high-risk feet...
  33. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement initiatives: issues in moving from diabetes guidelines to policy
    Rodney A Hayward
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:B54-60. 2004
    ..To outline the principles that direct the Veterans Affairs (VA) Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) dedicated to diabetes quality improvement (QUERI-DM)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in diabetes care processes, outcomes, and treatment intensity
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Med Care 41:1221-32. 2003
    ..However, the extent to which differences in medical care processes and treatment intensity contribute to poorer diabetes outcomes is unknown...
  35. ncbi request reprint Building a better quality measure: are some patients with 'poor quality' actually getting good care?
    Eve A Kerr
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113, USA
    Med Care 41:1173-82. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Veterans Affairs primary care organizational characteristics associated with better diabetes control
    George L Jackson
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:225-37. 2005
    ..To examine organizational features of Veterans Affairs (VA) primary care programs hypothesized to be associated with better diabetes control, as indicated by hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) levels...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reading habits of infection control coordinators in the United States: peer-reviewed or non-peer-reviewed evidence?
    Russell N Olmsted
    Infection Control Services, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, 5301 E Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:616-20. 2006
    ..Because evidence-based health care is taking on increasing importance, we surveyed a national sample of infection control coordinators on their reading habits to discern which and how often various media are utilized...
  38. ncbi request reprint Case management for patients with poorly controlled diabetes: a randomized trial
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Med 116:732-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effects of a collaborative case management intervention for patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes on glycemic control, intermediate cardiovascular outcomes, satisfaction with care, and resource utilization...
  39. doi request reprint Understanding variation in the adoption of a new technology in surgery
    John M Hollingsworth
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Med Care 46:366-71. 2008
    ..For this reason, a multilevel analysis was conducted using a population-based cohort to evaluate the amount of variation in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy use attributable to the individual, provider, and hospital levels...
  40. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement strategies for type 2 diabetes
    Sarah L Krein
    JAMA 296:2680; author reply 2681. 2006

Research Grants3

  1. Implementing Evidence to Prevent Urinary Infection and Enhance Patient Safety
    Sarah Krein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our study will also provide insight on how to prevent other healthcare-associated infections, thereby creating a safer healthcare system. ..
  2. Implementing Evidence to Prevent Urinary Infection and Enhance Patient Safety
    Sanjay K Saint; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our study will also provide insight on how to prevent other healthcare-associated infections, thereby creating a safer healthcare system. ..