Jennifer S Myers
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Chasing high performance: best business practices for using health information technology to advance patient safetyJennifer S Myers
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Am J Manag Care 18:e121-5. 2012..We discuss the current state of health information technology in the patient safety movement, how this technology can contribute to high organizational performance, and some caveats...
- Improving resource utilization in a teaching hospital: development of a nonteaching service for chest pain admissionsJennifer S Myers
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Acad Med 81:432-5. 2006..The authors hypothesized that a nonteaching service designed to identify and admit low-risk chest pain patients should reduce those pressures...
- Are discharge summaries teachable? The effects of a discharge summary curriculum on the quality of discharge summaries in an internal medicine residency programJennifer S Myers
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Penn Tower Suite 2009, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Acad Med 81:S5-8. 2006..We investigated the impact of a curriculum aimed at improving the quality (i.e., complete, organized, succinct, internally consistent, and readable) of interns' discharge summaries...
- Internal medicine and general surgery residents' attitudes about the ACGME duty hours regulations: a multicenter studyJennifer S Myers
Division of General Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Acad Med 81:1052-8. 2006..To assess internal medicine and general surgery residents' attitudes about the effects of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hours regulations on medical errors, quality of patient care, and residency experiences...
- A randomized-controlled trial of computerized alerts to reduce unapproved medication abbreviation useJennifer S Myers
Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:17-23. 2011..81). This work demonstrates the effects that alert systems can have on physician behavior in a non-computerized environment and in the absence of knowledge...
- Improving sepsis care through systems change: the impact of a medical emergency teamBabak Sarani
Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:179-82, 125. 2008..The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania achieved a significant reduction in the time between prescription and administration of antibiotics by embedding a pharmacist in an MET to facilitate antibiotic delivery...
- Resident and RN perceptions of the impact of a medical emergency team on education and patient safety in an academic medical centerBabak Sarani
Departments of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Crit Care Med 37:3091-6. 2009..To assess the perceptions of residents and RNs about the effects of a medical emergency team on patient safety and their own educational experiences...
- Using peers to assess handoffs: a pilot studyC Jessica Dine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Pulmonary Penn Lung Cancer, PCAM, 1 West Pavilion 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Gen Intern Med 28:1008-13. 2013..Handoffs among post-graduate year 1 (PGY1) trainees occur with high frequency. Peer assessment of handoff competence would add a new perspective on how well the handoff information helped them to provide optimal patient care...
- Seen through their eyes: residents' reflections on the cognitive and contextual components of diagnostic errors in medicineAlexis R Ogdie
Division of Rheumatology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Acad Med 87:1361-7. 2012..The authors explored the cognitive and contextual components of diagnostic errors described by internal medicine resident physicians through the use of an educational intervention...