J Brian Cassel

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Palliative care consultation and hospital length of stay
    J Brian Cassel
    Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0037, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:761-7. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Clinical and financial impact of a palliative care program at a small rural hospital
    J Brian Cassel
    Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:1339-43. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Hospital mortality rates: how is palliative care taken into account?
    J Brian Cassel
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:914-25. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Concentrating hospital-wide deaths in a palliative care unit: the effect on place of death and system-wide mortality
    J Brian Cassel
    Oncology Service Line, Massey Cancer Center Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:371-4. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Cost and non-clinical outcomes of palliative care
    Thomas J Smith
    Department of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:32-44. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Nonclinical outcomes of hospital-based palliative care
    Kenneth R White
    Graduate Program in Health Administration, Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Healthc Manag 51:260-73; discussion 273-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving palliative and supportive care in cancer patients
    James Khatcheressian
    Division of Oncology and Palliative Care, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0230, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 19:1365-76; discussion 1377-8, 1381-2, 1384 passim. 2005

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Palliative care consultation and hospital length of stay
    J Brian Cassel
    Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0037, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:761-7. 2010
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  2. doi request reprint Clinical and financial impact of a palliative care program at a small rural hospital
    J Brian Cassel
    Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:1339-43. 2010
    ..This study reports the clinical and financial impact of a new palliative care service at a 76-bed nonprofit hospital located in rural Virginia, Rappahannock General Hospital (RGH)...
  3. doi request reprint Hospital mortality rates: how is palliative care taken into account?
    J Brian Cassel
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:914-25. 2010
    ..To be a fair measure of hospital quality, hospital mortality measures must take patient-level factors, such as goals of care, into account...
  4. doi request reprint Concentrating hospital-wide deaths in a palliative care unit: the effect on place of death and system-wide mortality
    J Brian Cassel
    Oncology Service Line, Massey Cancer Center Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:371-4. 2010
    ..Observers were concerned that an active PCU would attract dying patients and worsen comparative mortality rates for Medicare and U.S. News & World Report comparisons...
  5. doi request reprint Cost and non-clinical outcomes of palliative care
    Thomas J Smith
    Department of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:32-44. 2009
    ..In collecting and presenting the data to administrators and others, we have found that the simplest approach is the most effective-for example, presenting a few clinical outcomes alongside cost-saving data...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nonclinical outcomes of hospital-based palliative care
    Kenneth R White
    Graduate Program in Health Administration, Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Healthc Manag 51:260-73; discussion 273-4. 2006
    ..This study highlights the nonclinical outcomes of one institution's inpatient PCU and provides guidelines for healthcare executives and managers to use in making decisions about adopting such programs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving palliative and supportive care in cancer patients
    James Khatcheressian
    Division of Oncology and Palliative Care, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0230, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 19:1365-76; discussion 1377-8, 1381-2, 1384 passim. 2005
    ..Finally, we suggest a practical plan for using symptom assessment scales, listing the problems, and managing them according to algorithms or other predetermined plans...