C C Blackmore

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Mason Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effectiveness of clinical decision support in controlling inappropriate imaging
    C Craig Blackmore
    Center for Health Care Solutions, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 8:19-25. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Applying lean methods to improve quality and safety in surgical sterile instrument processing
    C Craig Blackmore
    Center for Health Services Research, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:99-105. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Nurse practitioner-staffed clinic at virginia mason improves care and lowers costs for women with benign breast conditions
    C Craig Blackmore
    Center for Health Services Research, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:20-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Evidence-based imaging and cost-effectiveness analysis in cardiopulmonary imaging
    C Craig Blackmore
    Center for Health Services Research and Department of Radiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 27:272-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Using evidence to inform coverage decisions: the Washington State experience
    C Craig Blackmore
    Center for Health Services Research, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Acad Radiol 19:1055-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Evidence-based imaging in trauma radiology: where we are and how to move forward
    C C Blackmore
    Department of Radiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Acta Radiol 50:482-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Applying evidence-based imaging to policy: the Washington State experience
    C Craig Blackmore
    Department of Radiology and Center for Healthcare Solutions, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:366-71. 2009
  8. doi request reprint At Virginia Mason, collaboration among providers, employers, and health plans to transform care cut costs and improved quality
    C Craig Blackmore
    Center for Health Care Solutions, Virginia Mason Health System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1680-7. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based radiology and the ACR Appropriateness Criteria
    C Craig Blackmore
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:505-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based radiology: review and dissemination
    L Santiago Medina
    Department of Radiology, Miami Children s Hospital, 3100 SW 62nd Ave, Miami, FL 33155, USA
    Radiology 244:331-6. 2007

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Effectiveness of clinical decision support in controlling inappropriate imaging
    C Craig Blackmore
    Center for Health Care Solutions, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 8:19-25. 2011
    ..However, evidence of effectiveness in reducing inappropriate imaging utilization is limited...
  2. ncbi request reprint Applying lean methods to improve quality and safety in surgical sterile instrument processing
    C Craig Blackmore
    Center for Health Services Research, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:99-105. 2013
    ..Errors in the processing of sterile instruments may lead to increased operative times and costs, as well as potentially contributing to surgical infections and perioperative morbidity...
  3. doi request reprint Nurse practitioner-staffed clinic at virginia mason improves care and lowers costs for women with benign breast conditions
    C Craig Blackmore
    Center for Health Services Research, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:20-6. 2013
    ..This model demonstrates the feasibility of achieving higher quality at lower cost through integrated care...
  4. doi request reprint Evidence-based imaging and cost-effectiveness analysis in cardiopulmonary imaging
    C Craig Blackmore
    Center for Health Services Research and Department of Radiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 27:272-6. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Using evidence to inform coverage decisions: the Washington State experience
    C Craig Blackmore
    Center for Health Services Research, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Acad Radiol 19:1055-9. 2012
    ..Evidence-based policy can provide a valuable contribution to improving the quality of medical care through limiting public resources to those interventions of proven effectiveness...
  6. doi request reprint Evidence-based imaging in trauma radiology: where we are and how to move forward
    C C Blackmore
    Department of Radiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Acta Radiol 50:482-9. 2009
    ..Application of the many validated clinical prediction rules to trauma imaging is also discussed. In addition, the challenges of evidence-based imaging and the needs for future research are detailed...
  7. doi request reprint Applying evidence-based imaging to policy: the Washington State experience
    C Craig Blackmore
    Department of Radiology and Center for Healthcare Solutions, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:366-71. 2009
    ..Under the Washington model, stronger evidence for the effectiveness, safety, and cost-effectiveness of imaging will be required for the dissemination of new technologies and for reimbursement for some existing imaging approaches...
  8. doi request reprint At Virginia Mason, collaboration among providers, employers, and health plans to transform care cut costs and improved quality
    C Craig Blackmore
    Center for Health Care Solutions, Virginia Mason Health System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1680-7. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based radiology and the ACR Appropriateness Criteria
    C Craig Blackmore
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:505-9. 2006
    ..In this article, we provide concrete suggestions for improving the evidence basis of the Appropriateness Criteria...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based radiology: review and dissemination
    L Santiago Medina
    Department of Radiology, Miami Children s Hospital, 3100 SW 62nd Ave, Miami, FL 33155, USA
    Radiology 244:331-6. 2007
    ..Although radiology has made important progress in this field in recent years, the specialty is still behind other specialties that have been at the forefront of evidence-based medicine in the past decade...
  11. ncbi request reprint Critically assessing the radiology literature
    C Craig Blackmore
    Department of Radiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359728, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Acad Radiol 11:134-40. 2004
    ..Finally, discussion centers on the strength of evidence for both positive and negative findings in a research study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Resource cost analysis of cervical spine trauma radiography
    C C Blackmore
    Department of Radiology, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Box 359728, Seattle, WA 98104 8560, USA
    Radiology 220:581-7. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Pelvic ring disruptions in emergency radiology
    Lloyd E Stambaugh
    Harborview Medical Center, Box 359728, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Eur J Radiol 48:71-87. 2003
    ..Armed with these tools, the emergency radiologist can detect pelvic fractures early and guide subsequent imaging and therapy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement in radiology: white paper report of the Sun Valley Group meeting
    C Daniel Johnson
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:544-9. 2006
    ..Among these is a formal educational program for all radiologists interested in implementing a quality improvement program within their practice, to be hosted by the ACR...
  15. ncbi request reprint Radiographic and clinical predictors of bladder rupture in blunt trauma patients with pelvic fracture
    Greg Avey
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359960, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Acad Radiol 13:573-9. 2006
    ..Bladder rupture is a potentially serious injury in blunt trauma patients. We determined whether location and displacement of pelvic fractures and the degree of hematuria can accurately predict bladder injury...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical prediction rules in trauma imaging: who, how, and why?
    C Craig Blackmore
    Department of Radiology and Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Box 359728, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Radiology 235:371-4. 2005
    ..In this review, several examples from trauma imaging are used to demonstrate the development, validation, and use of clinical prediction rules...
  17. ncbi request reprint Observational studies in radiology
    C Craig Blackmore
    Department of Radiology, Harborview Medical Center and Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Box 359728, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1203-8. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based approach to using CT in spinal trauma
    F A Mann
    Department of Radiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98109 2499, USA
    Eur J Radiol 48:39-48. 2003
    ..Although there are no clinical prediction rules validated outside of the cervical spine, these proven capabilities have been extrapolated to the thoracolumbar spine...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based imaging evaluation of the cervical spine in trauma
    C Craig Blackmore
    Department of Radiology and Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359728, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 13:283-91. 2003
    ..The high-risk cervical spine criteria used at the author's center seem to be valid for identifying appropriate patients for initial imaging with CT...
  20. ncbi request reprint Defining quality in radiology
    C Craig Blackmore
    Department of Radiology and Health Services, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 4:217-23. 2007
    ..This essay is a discussion of the definition of radiology quality and the implications of that definition...