Fred H Rubin
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Replicating the Hospital Elder Life Program in a community hospital and demonstrating effectiveness using quality improvement methodologyFred H Rubin
Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Shadyside, 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 54:969-74. 2006..To evaluate a replication of the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP), a quality-improvement model, in a community hospital without a research infrastructure, using administrative data...
- Sustainability and scalability of the hospital elder life program at a community hospitalFred H Rubin
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 59:359-65. 2011..Faced with rising numbers of elderly patients, hospitals can use HELP to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of care...
- Perception gap in quality-of-life ratings: an empirical investigation of nursing home residents and caregiversVikas Mittal
Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gerontologist 47:159-68. 2007..In this study we use Helson's adaptation-level theory to investigate three types of antecedents: (a) focal factors, (b) background factors, and (c) residual factors...
- Pressure ulcer prevention in black and white nursing home residents: A QI initiative of enhanced ability, incentives, and management feedbackJules Rosen
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 19:262-8. 2006..The education intervention effectively reduced the rate of pressure ulcers for all residents and eliminated the racial disparity noted during the baseline period...