Jack Needleman

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Using present-on-admission coding to improve exclusion rules for quality metrics: the case of failure-to-rescue
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Med Care 51:722-30. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The role of nurses in improving hospital quality and efficiency: real-world results
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w625-33. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing in hospitals: is there a business case for quality?
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:204-11. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Nurse-staffing levels and the quality of care in hospitals
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1715-22. 2002
  5. pmc Measuring hospital quality: can medicare data substitute for all-payer data?
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, 90095 1772, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1487-508. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Is what's good for the patient good for the hospital? Aligning incentives and the business case for nursing
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health, CA, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 9:80-7. 2008
  7. doi request reprint A crossover randomized prospective pilot study evaluating a central venous catheter team in reducing catheter-related bloodstream infections in pediatric oncology patients
    Rita Secola
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 29:307-15. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Nurse staffing and inpatient hospital mortality
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:1037-45. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The relationship between the volume and type of transforming care at the bedside innovations and changes in nurse vitality
    Valda V Upenieks
    School of Nursing, Nursing Administration Graduate Program, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6917, USA
    J Nurs Adm 38:386-94. 2008
  10. doi request reprint The effect of neonatal intensive care level and hospital volume on mortality of very low birth weight infants
    Judith H Chung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Med Care 48:635-44. 2010

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Using present-on-admission coding to improve exclusion rules for quality metrics: the case of failure-to-rescue
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Med Care 51:722-30. 2013
    ..We examine whether the accuracy of failure-to-rescue exclusion rules can be improved with data with good POA indicators...
  2. doi request reprint The role of nurses in improving hospital quality and efficiency: real-world results
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w625-33. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing in hospitals: is there a business case for quality?
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:204-11. 2006
    ..5 percent or less at the staffing levels modeled. Whether or not staffing should be increased depends on the value patients and payers assign to avoided deaths and complications...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nurse-staffing levels and the quality of care in hospitals
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1715-22. 2002
    ..It is uncertain whether lower levels of staffing by nurses at hospitals are associated with an increased risk that patients will have complications or die...
  5. pmc Measuring hospital quality: can medicare data substitute for all-payer data?
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, 90095 1772, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1487-508. 2003
    ..To assess whether adverse outcomes in Medicare patients can be used as a surrogate for measures from all patients in quality-of-care research using administrative datasets...
  6. doi request reprint Is what's good for the patient good for the hospital? Aligning incentives and the business case for nursing
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health, CA, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 9:80-7. 2008
    ..Current proposals for pay for performance would create limited incentives for improving hospital nursing care...
  7. doi request reprint A crossover randomized prospective pilot study evaluating a central venous catheter team in reducing catheter-related bloodstream infections in pediatric oncology patients
    Rita Secola
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 29:307-15. 2012
    ..This advantage is mitigated by an increased risk of bloodstream infections (BSIs). Despite the ubiquitous use of CVCs, few prospective studies have been conducted to address infection prevention strategies in pediatric oncology patients...
  8. doi request reprint Nurse staffing and inpatient hospital mortality
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:1037-45. 2011
    ..However, such studies have been criticized because they have not shown a direct link between the level of staffing and individual patient experiences and have not included sufficient statistical controls...
  9. doi request reprint The relationship between the volume and type of transforming care at the bedside innovations and changes in nurse vitality
    Valda V Upenieks
    School of Nursing, Nursing Administration Graduate Program, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6917, USA
    J Nurs Adm 38:386-94. 2008
    ..The findings of this evaluation yielded several important implications for nurse leaders...
  10. doi request reprint The effect of neonatal intensive care level and hospital volume on mortality of very low birth weight infants
    Judith H Chung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Med Care 48:635-44. 2010
    ..To determine the adjusted effect of hospital level of care and volume on mortality of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants in the state of California, where deregionalization of perinatal care has occurred...
  11. doi request reprint Feasibility of the use of a reliable and valid central venous catheter blood draw bundle checklist
    Rita Secola
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Blvd 54, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 27:218-25. 2012
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Internal medicine work hours: trends, associations, and implications for the future
    Lori M Shiotani
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
    Am J Med 121:80-5. 2008
  13. ncbi request reprint Performance measurement of nursing care: state of the science and the current consensus
    Jack Needleman
    UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:10S-43S. 2007
    ..Each of these tasks requires substantial development work and construction and maintenance of the infrastructure to sustain the performance measurement efforts...
  14. pmc Anesthesia provider model, hospital resources, and maternal outcomes
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:464-82. 2009
    ..Determine the ability of anesthesia provider model and hospital resources to explain maternal outcome variation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of nursing overtime on nurse-sensitive patient outcomes in New York hospitals, 1995-2000
    Barbara Berney
    School of Health Sciences, Hunter College, New York
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 7:87-100. 2006
    ..Because overtime use is episodic and unit specific, further study of these issues using data that examines the occurrence of adverse events by unit during periods of heavy nurse overtime is recommended...
  16. pmc The effect of changes in hospital reimbursement on nurse staffing decisions at safety net and nonsafety net hospitals
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, 151 Rutledge Ave, Building B, P O Box 250961, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:701-20. 2006
    ..The financial savings from the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) are attractive to policy makers, but such savings come at a cost. We measure changes in nurse staffing at hospitals related to potential declines in reimbursement through the BBA...
  17. ncbi request reprint Strengthening hospital nursing
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:123-32. 2002
    ..These findings have policy implications for strengthening the nursing profession, monitoring the quality of hospital care associated with nursing, and improving the relationship between hospitals and the nursing profession...
  18. doi request reprint The association between nursing factors and patient mortality in the Veterans Health Administration: the view from the nursing unit level
    Anne Sales
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Med Care 46:938-45. 2008
    ..Nursing care is delivered in geographically-based units, with wide variation in staffing levels. In particular, staffing in intensive care is much richer than in nonintensive care acute units...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the use of registered nurse overtime in hospitals, 1995-2000
    Barbara Berney
    Hunter College, New York, NY, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 37:165-72. 2005
    ..To assess nurse overtime in acute care general hospitals and the factors that influence overtime among various hospitals and in the same hospitals from year to year...
  20. doi request reprint Spreading nursing unit innovation in large hospital systems
    Marjorie L Pearson
    THE RAND CORPORATION, Santa Monica, California 90401, USA
    J Nurs Adm 38:146-52. 2008
    ..Although clear differences were evident in the way they engineered their spread, many similarities also were found...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nursing burnout and patient safety
    Christine Kovner
    JAMA 289:550; author reply 550-1. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Complication rates on weekends and weekdays in US hospitals
    Eran Bendavid
    Center for Health Policy, Stanford Medical School, Stanford, Calif 94305, USA
    Am J Med 120:422-8. 2007
    ..Recent studies and anecdotal evidence suggest that patient safety may be compromised on weekends. Our objective was to determine whether rates of complications in hospitals are higher on weekends than on weekdays...
  23. ncbi request reprint Trends in nurse overtime, 1995-2002
    Barbara Berney
    School of Health Sciences, Hunter College, New York, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 6:183-90. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing and patient safety: current knowledge and implications for action
    Jack Needleman
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:275-7. 2003

Research Grants3