R M Wachter

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Medicare's decision to withhold payment for hospital errors: the devil is in the det
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:116-23. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Personal accountability in healthcare: searching for the right balance
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:176-80. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Why diagnostic errors don't get any respect--and what can be done about them
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1605-10. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The faces of errors: a case-based approach to educating providers, policymakers, and the public about patient safety
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:665-70. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Expected and unanticipated consequences of the quality and information technology revolutions
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
    JAMA 295:2780-3. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint What will board certification be-and mean-for hospitalists?
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:102-4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The 100,000 Lives Campaign: A scientific and policy review
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:621-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Reflections: the hospitalist movement a decade later
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0120, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:248-52. 2006
  9. doi request reprint The state of hospital medicine in 2008
    Robert M Wachter
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0120, USA
    Med Clin North Am 92:265-73, vii. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Public reporting of antibiotic timing in patients with pneumonia: lessons from a flawed performance measure
    Robert M Wachter
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0120, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:29-32. 2008

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Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Medicare's decision to withhold payment for hospital errors: the devil is in the det
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:116-23. 2008
    ..Medicare recently announced its intention to withhold additional payments for "serious preventable events."..
  2. doi request reprint Personal accountability in healthcare: searching for the right balance
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:176-80. 2013
    ..Ultimately, a robust approach to patient safety will balance 'no blame' with accountability, and will also parse the correct target for accountability in a way that maximises fairness and effectiveness...
  3. doi request reprint Why diagnostic errors don't get any respect--and what can be done about them
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1605-10. 2010
    ..As approaches to measuring, preventing, and mitigating harm from diagnostic errors are proven to work, it will be important to integrate these approaches into policy initiatives to improve patient safety...
  4. ncbi request reprint The faces of errors: a case-based approach to educating providers, policymakers, and the public about patient safety
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:665-70. 2004
    ..The Web-based Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) WebM&M was then developed as a forum that was part-reporting system and part-journal. Finally, we then applied this approach to writing a book for a popular audience...
  5. ncbi request reprint Expected and unanticipated consequences of the quality and information technology revolutions
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
    JAMA 295:2780-3. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint What will board certification be-and mean-for hospitalists?
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:102-4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The 100,000 Lives Campaign: A scientific and policy review
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:621-7. 2006
    ..quot; The actual mortality data were supplied without audit by the more than 3,000 participating hospitals, and 14% of the hospitals submitted no data at all...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reflections: the hospitalist movement a decade later
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0120, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:248-52. 2006
    ..These individuals have given life to our theoretical notion a decade ago that a new model for inpatient care would improve the American health care system and the care of inpatients...
  9. doi request reprint The state of hospital medicine in 2008
    Robert M Wachter
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0120, USA
    Med Clin North Am 92:265-73, vii. 2008
    ..In this article, I briefly trace the reasons for the field's remarkable growth, describe some of hospital medicine's key issues and concerns, and speculate about the future shape of the field...
  10. ncbi request reprint Public reporting of antibiotic timing in patients with pneumonia: lessons from a flawed performance measure
    Robert M Wachter
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0120, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:29-32. 2008
    ..These steps will increase the probability that future quality measures will improve care without creating negative unintended consequences...
  11. doi request reprint Patient safety at ten: unmistakable progress, troubling gaps
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:165-73. 2010
    ..The research pipeline is maturing, but funding remains inadequate. Our limited ability to measure progress in safety is a substantial impediment. Overall, I give our safety efforts a grade of B-, a modest improvement since 2004...
  12. ncbi request reprint The end of the beginning: patient safety five years after 'to err is human'
    Robert M Wachter
    University of California, San Francisco, UCSF Medical Center, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..Error-reporting systems have had little impact, and scant progress has been made in improving accountability. Five years after the report's publication, we appear to be at "the end of the beginning"...
  13. ncbi request reprint The hospitalist movement 5 years later
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0120, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
    JAMA 287:487-94. 2002
    ..We originally described the hospitalist model of inpatient care in 1996; since then, the model has experienced tremendous growth. This growth has important clinical, financial, educational, and policy implications...
  14. ncbi request reprint The evolution of the hospitalist model in the United States
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California Medical Center, Box 0120, Room M 994, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:687-706. 2002
    ..With these goals in mind, it is likely that hospitalists will play an increasingly important and visible role in many institutions across the country...
  15. ncbi request reprint The benefits of using hospitalists
    R M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Health Forum J 44:34-6, 1. 2001
    ..Moreover, the program can often attract primary care physicians who prefer to use the service of a hospitalist...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reorganizing an academic medical service: impact on cost, quality, patient satisfaction, and education
    R M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0120, USA
    JAMA 279:1560-5. 1998
    ..Academic medical centers are under enormous pressure to improve quality and cut costs while preserving education...
  17. ncbi request reprint The "continuity visit" and the hospitalist model of care
    R M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Med 111:40S-42S. 2001
    ..quot; Moreover, we encourage research on the value of continuity visits and recommend compensation if research establishes that these visits improve the efficiency and quality of inpatient care or patient satisfaction and comfort...
  18. ncbi request reprint The surgical hospitalist: a new solution for emergency surgical care?
    John Maa
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Bull Am Coll Surg 92:8-17. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Caregiver perceptions of the reasons for delayed hospital discharge
    T M Minichiello
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94115, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 4:250-5. 2001
    ..Financial pressures have increased the emphasis on expeditious hospital discharge. Identification of barriers to timely discharge may help direct efforts to decrease unnecessary hospital days...
  20. doi request reprint Improving safety culture on adult medical units through multidisciplinary teamwork and communication interventions: the TOPS Project
    M A Blegen
    Community Health Systems Department, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Box 0608, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:346-50. 2010
    ..The goal of this project was to improve unit-based safety culture through implementation of a multidisciplinary (pharmacy, nursing, medicine) teamwork and communication intervention...
  21. ncbi request reprint A new doctor in the house: ethical issues in hospitalist systems
    S Z Pantilat
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0903, USA
    JAMA 282:171-4. 1999
    ..An approach that keeps the patient's best interests foremost, defines a clear role for the PCP, and takes advantage of the expertise and availability of hospitalists will best serve patients and physicians...
  22. ncbi request reprint Republished paper: Improving safety culture on adult medical units through multidisciplinary teamwork and communication interventions: the TOPS Project
    M A Blegen
    Community Health Systems Department, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Box 0608, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Postgrad Med J 86:729-33. 2010
    ..The goal of this project was to improve unit-based safety culture through implementation of a multidisciplinary (pharmacy, nursing, medicine) teamwork and communication intervention...
  23. ncbi request reprint A pneumonia practice guideline and a hospitalist-based reorganization lead to equivalent efficiency gains
    J C Reddy
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:1142-8. 2001
    ..For common diagnoses amenable to practice guidelines, successful implementation of and compliance with guidelines may be an alternative to major organizational change...
  24. ncbi request reprint The evolution of the hospitalist movement in the USA
    Thomas E Baudendistel
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Clin Med 2:327-30. 2002
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  25. ncbi request reprint Assessment of prognosis in patients with community-acquired pneumonia who require mechanical ventilation
    F E Pascual
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Chest 117:503-12. 2000
    ..We formulated a prediction model to quantitate the risk of hospital mortality in this population of patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Managing discontinuity in academic medical centers: strategies for a safe and effective resident sign-out
    Arpana R Vidyarthi
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:257-66. 2006
    ..Although studies show that discontinuity may be harmful to patients, this is little data to assist residency programs in redesigning systems to improve sign-out and manage the discontinuity...
  27. pmc The impact of duty hours on resident self reports of errors
    Arpana R Vidyarthi
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0131, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:205-9. 2007
    ..Resident duty hour limitations aim, in part, to reduce medical errors. Residents' perceptions of the impact of duty hours on errors are unknown...
  28. ncbi request reprint Identification of inpatient DNR status: a safety hazard begging for standardization
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:366-71. 2007
    ..However, hospitals vary widely in their methods of making these preferences (including do-not-resuscitate [DNR] status) available to frontline providers, increasing the potential for errors...
  29. ncbi request reprint Color-coded wristbands: promoting safety or confusion?
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:445. 2007
  30. doi request reprint Neurohospitalists: an emerging model for inpatient neurological care
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Ann Neurol 63:135-40. 2008
    ..A neurohospitalist model of care is an emerging idea in neurology that would overcome many regulatory, educational, and economic challenges facing neurologists; further research is needed to gauge the effects of this innovative approach...
  31. doi request reprint Critical conversations: a call for a nonprocedural "time out"
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:225-30. 2011
    ..Nonprocedural settings generate equal risks for communication failure, yet lack a similar communication tool or practice that can be applied, particularly with a patient-driven focus...
  32. doi request reprint Investing in the future: building an academic hospitalist faculty development program
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:161-6. 2011
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Comanagement of surgical patients between neurosurgeons and hospitalists
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:2004-10. 2010
    ..Shared management of surgical patients between surgeons and hospitalists (comanagement) is increasingly common, yet few studies have described its effects...
  34. pmc Potential unintended consequences due to Medicare's "no pay for errors" rule? A randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention with internal medicine residents
    Somnath Mookherjee
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1097-101. 2010
    ..This "no pay for errors" rule may have a profound effect on the clinical practice of physicians...
  35. doi request reprint Patient whiteboards as a communication tool in the hospital setting: a survey of practices and recommendations
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:234-9. 2010
    ..Patient whiteboards can serve as a communication tool between hospital providers and as a mechanism to engage patients in their care, but little is known about their current use or best practices...
  36. doi request reprint Impact of duty-hour restriction on resident inpatient teaching
    Lindsay A Mazotti
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0131, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:476-80. 2009
    ..The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) duty-hour restrictions (DHR) likely impacted aspects of resident teaching, well-being, and patient care practices that affect the duties of academic hospitalists...
  37. ncbi request reprint Applying Toyota Production System principles to a psychiatric hospital: making transfers safer and more timely
    John Q Young
    Adult Psychiatry Clinic, Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:439-48. 2009
    ..However, the use of such methods in psychiatric hospitals has been limited...
  38. ncbi request reprint Refocusing the lens: patient safety in ambulatory chronic disease care
    Urmimala Sarkar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Fransisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:377-83, 341. 2009
    ..A framework, provided in the context of the Chronic Care Model, outlines the multifaceted approach needed for ambulatory care...
  39. pmc A multidisciplinary teamwork training program: the Triad for Optimal Patient Safety (TOPS) experience
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2053-7. 2008
    ..Communication and teamwork failures are a common cause of adverse events. Residency programs, with a mandate to teach systems-based practice, are particularly challenged to address these important skills...
  40. ncbi request reprint The expanding role of hospitalists in the United States
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:591-6. 2006
    ..As their skills sets and unique competencies become more clearly outlined, the next step will likely be the development of an independent specialty with its own board certification...
  41. ncbi request reprint Implementation of a voluntary hospitalist service at a community teaching hospital: improved clinical efficiency and patient outcomes
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, Box 0120, 505 Parnassus Avenue, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0936, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:859-65. 2002
    ..Previous investigations of the effect of the hospitalist model on resource use and patient outcomes have focused on academic medical centers or have used short follow-up periods...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effects of hospitalist attending physicians on trainee satisfaction with teaching and with internal medicine rotations
    Karen E Hauer
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 1031, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1866-71. 2004
    ..The educational impact of this new model is unclear. We evaluated the relationship between type of attending (hospitalist vs traditional) and trainees' ratings of attending teaching and the overall ward rotation...
  43. pmc Trends in market demand for internal medicine 1999 to 2004: an analysis of physician job advertisements
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1079-85. 2006
    ..The health care marketplace has changed substantially since the last assessment of demand for internal medicine physicians in 1996...
  44. pmc Effect of the inpatient general medicine rotation on student pursuit of a generalist career
    Vineet Arora
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:471-5. 2006
    ..Entry into general internal medicine (GIM) has declined. The effect of the inpatient general medicine rotation on medical student career choices is uncertain...
  45. ncbi request reprint Impact of reduced duty hours on residents' educational satisfaction at the University of California, San Francisco
    Arpana R Vidyarthi
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Acad Med 81:76-81. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty-hour limitations on residents' educational satisfaction...
  46. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician attitudes regarding communication with hospitalists
    S Z Pantilat
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0903, USA
    Am J Med 111:15S-20S. 2001
    ..It may be possible to tailor communication to individual PCPs. Further research could assess the impact of such communication on patient satisfaction and outcomes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Implications of the hospitalist model for medical students' education
    K E Hauer
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    Acad Med 76:324-30. 2001
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Cross-sectional analysis of hospitalist prevalence and quality of care in California
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:200-7. 2010
    ..Whether the presence of hospitalists is associated with differences in hospital-level performance is unknown...
  49. ncbi request reprint Safe but sound: patient safety meets evidence-based medicine
    Kaveh G Shojania
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:508-13. 2002
  50. doi request reprint Quality of primary care and hospital admissions for diabetes mellitus in England
    Alex Bottle
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:226-38. 2008
    ..However, low neighborhood socioeconomic status is more strongly associated with hospital admission rates for diabetes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Response to David Meltzer's paper "Hospitalists and the doctor-patient relationship"
    R M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Legal Stud 30:615-23. 2001
    ..The hospitalist--unlike most traditional medical specialists--is actually a generalist by nature whose specialty is defined by the the site of the care rather than by organ, disease, patient population, or procedure...
  52. doi request reprint California hospital leaders' views of hospitalists: meeting needs of the present and future
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:528-34. 2009
    ..Hospital medicine has grown rapidly, but hospital leaders' perceptions of current and future drivers of hospitalist growth are unknown...
  53. ncbi request reprint Hospitalists in the United States--mission accomplished or work in progress?
    Robert M Wachter
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:1935-6. 2004
  54. ncbi request reprint The "dis-location" of U.S. medicine--the implications of medical outsourcing
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:661-5. 2006
  55. pmc Effect of evaluator and resident gender on the American Board of Internal Medicine evaluation scores
    V E Rand
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:670-4. 1998
    ..This study raises the possibility that subtle aspects of gender bias may exist in medical training programs...
  56. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on medical outsourcing and telemedicine--rough edges in a flat world?
    Sanjiv N Singh
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1622-7. 2008
  57. ncbi request reprint Improved survival with highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients with severe Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
    Alison Morris
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS 17:73-80. 2003
    ..Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) might alter the course of PCP either via effects on the immune system or through anti- actions; however, HAART has not been studied in patients acutely ill with PCP...
  58. ncbi request reprint Intensive care of human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients during the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Alison Morris
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:262-7. 2002
    ..These patients may have an improved survival because of effects of therapy on variables such as likelihood of non-AIDS-associated admission diagnoses and serum albumin levels...
  59. ncbi request reprint International teleradiology
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:662-3. 2006
  60. ncbi request reprint Clinical problem-solving. One surprise after another
    Nicholas J Leeper
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1474-9. 2005
  61. ncbi request reprint Intensivist consultation and outcomes in critically ill patients
    Robert M Wachter
    JAMA 289:986; author reply 986-7. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Learning from our mistakes: quality grand rounds, a new case-based series on medical errors and patient safety
    Robert M Wachter
    Ann Intern Med 136:850-2. 2002
  63. ncbi request reprint Medical and surgical comanagement after elective hip and knee arthroplasty: a randomized, controlled trial
    Jeanne M Huddleston
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:28-38. 2004
    ..Hospitalists are assuming an increasing role in the care of surgical patients, but the impact of this model of care on postoperative outcomes is unknown...
  64. ncbi request reprint Tracking progress in patient safety: an elusive target
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    JAMA 296:696-9. 2006
  65. doi request reprint The future of general surgery
    John Maa
    JAMA 299:1015; author reply 1015-6. 2008
  66. doi request reprint The wisdom and justice of not paying for "preventable complications"
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 299:2197-9. 2008
  67. ncbi request reprint Quality grand rounds: the case for patient safety
    Robert M Wachter
    Ann Intern Med 145:629-30. 2006
  68. ncbi request reprint The patient provider relationship and the hospitalist movement. Introduction
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Dis Mon 48:189-90. 2002
  69. ncbi request reprint Drug withdrawals in the United States: a systematic review of the evidence and analysis of trends
    Amalia M Issa
    Program in Personalized Medicine and Targeted Therapeutics, University of Houston, 300 Technology Building, Houston, TX 77204 4021, USA
    Curr Drug Saf 2:177-85. 2007
    ..A comprehensive approach will be needed to address the improvement of drug safety. We propose improvements to the evidence base to increase drug safety and assess how new scientific evidence can be incorporated into drug safety efforts...
  70. ncbi request reprint The patient safety movement will help, not harm, quality
    Robert M Wachter
    Ann Intern Med 141:326-7. 2004
  71. pmc Could computerization harm patient safety?
    Robert M Wachter
    MedGenMed 8:84. 2006
  72. pmc The hospitalist movement 10 years later: life as a Swiss army knife
    Robert M Wachter
    MedGenMed 8:30. 2006
  73. ncbi request reprint The "continuity visit" and the hospitalist model of care
    Robert M Wachter
    Dis Mon 48:267-72. 2002
    ..quot; Moreover, we encourage research on the value of continuity visits and recommend compensation if research establishes that these visits improve the efficiency and quality of inpatient care or patient satisfaction and comfort...
  74. ncbi request reprint Is ambulatory patient safety just like hospital safety, only without the "stat"?
    Robert M Wachter
    Ann Intern Med 145:547-9. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician attitudes regarding communication with hospitalists
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Dis Mon 48:218-29. 2002
    ..It may be possible to tailor communication to individual PCPs. Further research could assess the impact of such communication on patient satisfaction and outcomes...