Elise H Lawson

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Association between occurrence of a postoperative complication and readmission: implications for quality improvement and cost savings
    Elise H Lawson
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Ann Surg 258:10-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Linkage of a clinical surgical registry with Medicare inpatient claims data using indirect identifiers
    Elise H Lawson
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Surgery 153:423-30. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A comparison of clinical registry versus administrative claims data for reporting of 30-day surgical complications
    Elise H Lawson
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Ann Surg 256:973-81. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Identifying worsening surgical site infection performance: control charts versus risk-adjusted rate outlier status
    Elise H Lawson
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:391-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The appropriateness method has acceptable reliability and validity for assessing overuse and underuse of surgical procedures
    Elise H Lawson
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:1133-43. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Appropriate use of surgical procedures for patients with cancer
    Elise H Lawson
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles and VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 10833 LeConte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 21:479-86, ix. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality after colorectal procedures: comparison of data from the American College of Surgeons case log system and the ACS NSQIP
    Elise H Lawson
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:1077-85. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Appropriateness criteria to assess variations in surgical procedure use in the United States
    Elise H Lawson
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1433-40. 2011

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Association between occurrence of a postoperative complication and readmission: implications for quality improvement and cost savings
    Elise H Lawson
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Ann Surg 258:10-8. 2013
    ..To estimate the effect of preventing postoperative complications on readmission rates and costs...
  2. doi request reprint Linkage of a clinical surgical registry with Medicare inpatient claims data using indirect identifiers
    Elise H Lawson
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Surgery 153:423-30. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to develop and validate a deterministic linkage algorithm that uses indirect patient identifiers to reliably match records from a surgical clinical registry with Medicare inpatient claims data...
  3. doi request reprint A comparison of clinical registry versus administrative claims data for reporting of 30-day surgical complications
    Elise H Lawson
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Ann Surg 256:973-81. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Identifying worsening surgical site infection performance: control charts versus risk-adjusted rate outlier status
    Elise H Lawson
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:391-7. 2012
    ..2% of hospitals with worsened outlier status. This study demonstrates that these quality measurement tools have unique strengths and weaknesses and are complementary uses of the same clinical data source...
  5. doi request reprint The appropriateness method has acceptable reliability and validity for assessing overuse and underuse of surgical procedures
    Elise H Lawson
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:1133-43. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Appropriate use of surgical procedures for patients with cancer
    Elise H Lawson
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles and VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 10833 LeConte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 21:479-86, ix. 2012
    ..A coordinated effort to produce appropriateness criteria for surgical oncology could improve the quality of surgical care for patients with cancer if these criteria are integrated into routine clinical practice...
  7. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality after colorectal procedures: comparison of data from the American College of Surgeons case log system and the ACS NSQIP
    Elise H Lawson
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:1077-85. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to assess bias in data entry for colorectal cases by comparing data in these 2 registries...
  8. doi request reprint Appropriateness criteria to assess variations in surgical procedure use in the United States
    Elise H Lawson
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1433-40. 2011
    ..To systematically describe appropriateness criteria (AC) developed in the United States for surgical procedures and to summarize how these criteria have been applied to identify overuse and underuse of procedures in US populations...