Heidi L Wald

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is there a geriatrician in the house? Geriatric care approaches in hospitalist programs
    Heidi Wald
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Health Care Policy and Research, CO, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:29-35. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Nonpayment for harms resulting from medical care: catheter-associated urinary tract infections
    Heidi L Wald
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80111, USA
    JAMA 298:2782-4. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Extended use of urinary catheters in older surgical patients: a patient safety problem?
    Heidi L Wald
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:116-24. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Indwelling urinary catheter use in the postoperative period: analysis of the national surgical infection prevention project data
    Heidi L Wald
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 13611 E Colfax Ave, Ste 100, Aurora, CO 80011, USA
    Arch Surg 143:551-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Extended use of indwelling urinary catheters in postoperative hip fracture patients
    Heidi Wald
    Divisions of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado 80011, USA
    Med Care 43:1009-17. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Feasibility of audit and feedback to reduce postoperative urinary catheter duration
    Heidi L Wald
    Division of Health Care Policy Research, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:183-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Evaluation of a hospitalist-run acute care for the elderly service
    Heidi L Wald
    Division of Health Care Policy Research, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:313-21. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Lack of patient knowledge regarding hospital medications
    Ethan Cumbler
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:83-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Is there a geriatrician in the house? Geriatric care approaches in hospitalist programs
    Heidi Wald
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Health Care Policy and Research, CO, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:29-35. 2006
    ..The rapid growth of the hospitalist movement presents an opportunity to reconsider paradigms of care for hospitalized older patients...
  2. doi request reprint Nonpayment for harms resulting from medical care: catheter-associated urinary tract infections
    Heidi L Wald
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80111, USA
    JAMA 298:2782-4. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Extended use of urinary catheters in older surgical patients: a patient safety problem?
    Heidi L Wald
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:116-24. 2008
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  4. doi request reprint Indwelling urinary catheter use in the postoperative period: analysis of the national surgical infection prevention project data
    Heidi L Wald
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 13611 E Colfax Ave, Ste 100, Aurora, CO 80011, USA
    Arch Surg 143:551-7. 2008
    ..To describe the frequency and duration of perioperative catheter use and to determine the relationship between catheter use and postoperative outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Extended use of indwelling urinary catheters in postoperative hip fracture patients
    Heidi Wald
    Divisions of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado 80011, USA
    Med Care 43:1009-17. 2005
    ..Indwelling urinary catheters are used postoperatively in hip fracture care. Their use beyond the immediate postoperative period may result in excess nosocomial infections...
  6. doi request reprint Feasibility of audit and feedback to reduce postoperative urinary catheter duration
    Heidi L Wald
    Division of Health Care Policy Research, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:183-9. 2011
    ..Indwelling urinary catheter duration is an important risk factor for catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs)...
  7. doi request reprint Evaluation of a hospitalist-run acute care for the elderly service
    Heidi L Wald
    Division of Health Care Policy Research, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:313-21. 2011
    ..Comprehensive care for frail older inpatients may improve selected outcomes and reduce harm...
  8. doi request reprint Lack of patient knowledge regarding hospital medications
    Ethan Cumbler
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:83-6. 2010
    ..Patient involvement in preventing inpatient medication errors is predicated upon patient knowledge of their medications. However, there is little published on the accuracy of patient knowledge or understanding of their hospital medications...