community hospitals

Summary

Summary: Institutions with permanent facilities and organized medical staff which provide the full range of hospital services primarily to a neighborhood area.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The integration of a nurse model to increase clinical excellence
    Karen Harris
    William Beaumont Hospital, Troy, Michigan 48085 1198, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 23:12-7; quiz 18-9. 2007
  2. ncbi Factors affecting unplanned readmissions from community hospitals to acute hospitals: a prospective observational study
    Ian Y O Leong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 38:113-20. 2009
  3. ncbi Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: an emerging pathogen among older adults in community hospitals and nursing homes
    D M Sengstock
    Internal Medicine Geriatrics, Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1611-6. 2010
  4. pmc Adverse drug event rates in six community hospitals and the potential impact of computerized physician order entry for prevention
    Balthasar L Hug
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brigham Circle, 1620 Tremont St, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA, 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:31-8. 2010
  5. ncbi Molecular characteristics of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli from the Chicago area: high prevalence of ST131 producing CTX-M-15 in community hospitals
    Gisele Peirano
    Division of Microbiology, Calgary Laboratory Services, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 36:19-23. 2010
  6. ncbi Remote evaluation of acute ischemic stroke in rural community hospitals in Georgia
    Sam Wang
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, 1429 Harper Street, Building HF 1154, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Stroke 35:1763-8. 2004
  7. ncbi Comparative impact of hospital-acquired infections on medical costs, length of hospital stay and outcome between community hospitals and medical centres
    W H Sheng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan, ROC
    J Hosp Infect 59:205-14. 2005
  8. ncbi Postacute care for older people in community hospitals: a multicenter randomized, controlled trial
    John Young
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1995-2002. 2007
  9. ncbi A cost study of a general practitioner hospital in the Netherlands
    Leona Hakkaart-van Roijen
    iMTA, Erasmus University Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 10:45-9. 2004
  10. pmc Outcomes of total joint arthroplasty in academic versus community hospitals
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 52:413-6. 2009

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  1. ncbi The integration of a nurse model to increase clinical excellence
    Karen Harris
    William Beaumont Hospital, Troy, Michigan 48085 1198, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 23:12-7; quiz 18-9. 2007
    ..Various activities were conducted to ensure a comprehensive model that was effective, thereby creating an environment of clinical excellence...
  2. ncbi Factors affecting unplanned readmissions from community hospitals to acute hospitals: a prospective observational study
    Ian Y O Leong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 38:113-20. 2009
    While the readmission rate from community hospitals is known, the factors affecting it are not. Our aim was to determine the factors predicting unplanned readmissions from community hospitals (CHs) to acute hospitals (AHs).
  3. ncbi Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: an emerging pathogen among older adults in community hospitals and nursing homes
    D M Sengstock
    Internal Medicine Geriatrics, Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1611-6. 2010
    Drug-resistant Acinetobacter species are problematic in tertiary-care hospitals. We describe the epidemiology, resistance patterns, and outcomes of older adults with Acinetobacter infection in community hospitals.
  4. pmc Adverse drug event rates in six community hospitals and the potential impact of computerized physician order entry for prevention
    Balthasar L Hug
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brigham Circle, 1620 Tremont St, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA, 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:31-8. 2010
    ..Medications represent a major cause of harm and are costly for hospitalized patients, but more is known about these issues in large academic hospitals than in smaller hospitals...
  5. ncbi Molecular characteristics of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli from the Chicago area: high prevalence of ST131 producing CTX-M-15 in community hospitals
    Gisele Peirano
    Division of Microbiology, Calgary Laboratory Services, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 36:19-23. 2010
    ..coli clonal complex ST131 producing CTX-M-15, CTX-M-14, OXA-1, TEM-1 and aac(6')-Ib-cr has emerged as an important cause of community-onset urinary tract infections caused by ESBL-producing E. coli isolates in the Chicago area...
  6. ncbi Remote evaluation of acute ischemic stroke in rural community hospitals in Georgia
    Sam Wang
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, 1429 Harper Street, Building HF 1154, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Stroke 35:1763-8. 2004
    ..We now report on the performance of the system since its deployment in 5 rural hospitals in east Georgia...
  7. ncbi Comparative impact of hospital-acquired infections on medical costs, length of hospital stay and outcome between community hospitals and medical centres
    W H Sheng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan, ROC
    J Hosp Infect 59:205-14. 2005
    ..systems in different healthcare settings, we performed a case-control study at a medical centre and two community hospitals. A total of 144 and 129 adult case-control pairs who received care in a 2000-bed tertiary referral medical ..
  8. ncbi Postacute care for older people in community hospitals: a multicenter randomized, controlled trial
    John Young
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1995-2002. 2007
    ..To compare the effects of community hospital care on independence for older people needing rehabilitation with that of general hospital care...
  9. ncbi A cost study of a general practitioner hospital in the Netherlands
    Leona Hakkaart-van Roijen
    iMTA, Erasmus University Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 10:45-9. 2004
    ..To perform a cost study of the first general practitioner (GP) hospital in the Netherlands...
  10. pmc Outcomes of total joint arthroplasty in academic versus community hospitals
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 52:413-6. 2009
    Most joint-replacement surgeries are currently performed in community hospitals. We sought to determine whether the functional outcomes of joint-replacement surgery differ between academic and community hospitals.
  11. ncbi Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) practice in Metropolitan New York community hospitals
    Richard Abrams
    Psychol Med 32:1323-4; author reply 1324-6. 2002
  12. ncbi Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in relation to duration of diabetes mellitus in community hospitals of Lampang
    Watanee Jenchitr
    Department of Ophthalmology, Priest Hospital, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 87:1321-6. 2004
    ..The severity of retinopathy was found to be not only related to a longer duration of diabetes but also related to higher glycosylated hemoglobin levels, higher systolic blood pressure and the presence of proteinuria...
  13. ncbi Explaining turnover intention in Korean public community hospitals: occupational differences
    Jee In Hwang
    Department of Nursing and Healthcare Management, College of Nursing Science, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea
    Int J Health Plann Manage 23:119-38. 2008
    ..The purposes of this study were to describe the occupational differences and to identify factors affecting turnover intention among public hospital personnel...
  14. doi Clinical and economic outcomes of the electronic intensive care unit: results from two community hospitals
    Jeanette L Morrison
    Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:2-8. 2010
    To determine the impact of a telemedicine system, the electronic intensive care unit (eICU), on ICU, and non-ICU mortality, total mortality, total and ICU-specific length of stay, and total hospital cost at two community hospitals.
  15. doi A collaborative approach to building the capacity for research and evidence-based practice in community hospitals
    Barbara B Brewer
    John C Lincoln North Mountain Hospital, 250 E Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85020, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 44:11-25, ix. 2009
    ..This article describes the experience in two hospitals using a program designed to give nurses the skills needed to engage in evidence-based care...
  16. pmc Assessing the anticipated consequences of Computer-based Provider Order Entry at three community hospitals using an open-ended, semi-structured survey instrument
    Dean F Sittig
    Medical Informatics Department, Northwest Permanente, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Int J Med Inform 77:440-7. 2008
    To determine what "average" clinicians in organizations that were about to implement Computer-based Provider Order Entry (CPOE) were expecting to occur, we conducted an open-ended, semi-structured survey at three community hospitals.
  17. ncbi Six month outcomes after emergency admission of elderly patients to a community or a district general hospital
    Alison Round
    East Devon PCT, North and East Devon Health Authority, UK
    Fam Pract 21:173-9. 2004
    ..Recent policy is to increase the role of intermediate care, which includes the use of community hospitals (CHs). However, the proposed expansion presumes that CH care is as effective as acute hospital care...
  18. ncbi Replicating the Hospital Elder Life Program in a community hospital and demonstrating effectiveness using quality improvement methodology
    Fred 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...
  19. ncbi Emergency department image interpretation services at private community hospitals
    Daniel D Saketkhoo
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 330 Cedar St, TE 2, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Radiology 231:190-7. 2004
    To investigate the methods used at private community hospitals for delivering emergency department (ED) image interpretation services.
  20. doi Emergence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in community hospitals throughout North Carolina: a harbinger of a wider problem in the United States?
    Joshua T Freeman
    Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:e30-2. 2009
    ..We report the emergence and subsequent rapid increase in the incidence of these infections in community hospitals throughout North Carolina since 2006.
  21. ncbi Experiences of end-of-life care in community hospitals
    Sheila Payne
    International Observatory on End of Life Care, Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 15:494-501. 2007
    ..b>Community hospitals offer a potentially accessible resource for local provision of end-of-life care...
  22. ncbi Parents' perception of the back-transport of very-low-birth-weight infants to community hospitals
    P K Donohue
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Perinatol 29:575-81. 2009
    ..To characterize parents' perception of back-transport of very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants from a regional referral neonatal intensive care unit (RR-NICU) to a community hospital (CH) for convalescent care...
  23. ncbi Treatment with tissue plasminogen activator and inpatient mortality rates for patients with ischemic stroke treated in community hospitals
    S D Reed
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, School of Pharmacy, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Stroke 32:1832-40. 2001
    ..In the present study, we sought to estimate among community hospitals the use of IV tPA and to identify factors associated with the use of IV tPA and inpatient mortality...
  24. ncbi Severe surgical site infection in community hospitals: epidemiology, key procedures, and the changing prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Deverick J Anderson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1047-53. 2007
    To characterize the epidemiology of severe (ie, nonsuperficial) surgical site infection (SSI) in community hospitals.
  25. ncbi Favorable impact of an infection control network on nosocomial infection rates in community hospitals
    Keith S Kaye
    Department of Medicine and Infection Control, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:228-32. 2006
    To describe an infection control network (the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network [DICON]) and its impact on nosocomial infection rates in community hospitals.
  26. ncbi Palliative care for all? A review of the evidence in community hospitals
    Julie Steers
    Sheffield Hallam, University, Sheffield, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:392-9. 2007
    ..b>Community hospitals could be important for those groups currently under-served...
  27. ncbi Clinical profile and management of heart failure: rural community hospital vs. metropolitan heart center
    G Taubert
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Department of Cardiology, Bremserstrasse 79, 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 3:611-7. 2001
    ..Reports on the large numbers of patients with heart failure treated in community hospitals are sparse.
  28. doi Pressure ulcer prevalence across Welsh orthopaedic units and community hospitals: surveys based on the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel minimum data set
    Jane James
    Hywel Dda Health Board, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, UK
    Int Wound J 7:147-52. 2010
    ..Data were gathered upon 1196 patients (581, 48.6% within orthopaedic units with 615 located in community hospitals). Of these patients, 81 (13.9%) and 162 (26...
  29. ncbi Comparison of hospital costs and length of stay associated with general internists and hospitalist physicians at a community hospital
    George D Everett
    Department of Internal Medicine, Orlando Regional Healthcare, Orlando, FL 32806, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:626-30. 2004
    ..To compare initial and long-term hospital resource utilization of hospitalists and general internists at an urban community hospital...
  30. ncbi A comparison of two hospitalist models with traditional care in a community teaching hospital
    Lakshmi K Halasyamani
    Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital, Departments of Internal Medicine, Pathology, and the Quality Institute, Ann Arbor, MI 48197, USA
    Am J Med 118:536-43. 2005
    ..However, less is known about the concurrent performance of more than one hospitalist model in a single site...
  31. ncbi Trends in the inpatient mental health treatment of children and adolescents in US community hospitals between 1990 and 2000
    Brady G Case
    Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:89-96. 2007
    ..Previous work has demonstrated marked changes in inpatient mental health service use by children and adolescents in the 1980s and early 1990s, but more recent, comprehensive, nationally representative data have not been reported...
  32. pmc Community hospitals: an under-recognized resource for palliative care
    Sheila Payne
    Palliative and End of Life Care Research Group, University of Sheffield, Bartolome House, Winter Street, Sheffield, UK
    J R Soc Med 97:428-31. 2004
    ..There has been no systematic survey of the extent to which community hospitals provide general palliative care for such patients...
  33. ncbi A multidisciplinary community hospital program for early and rapid resuscitation of shock in nontrauma patients
    Frank Sebat
    Kritikus Foundation, Redding, CA 96099 1844, USA
    Chest 127:1729-43. 2005
    ..To determine the effect of a community hospital-wide program enabling nurses and prehospital personnel to mobilize institutional resources for the treatment of patients with nontraumatic shock...
  34. ncbi Specialty versus community hospitals: referrals, quality, and community benefits
    Leslie Greenwald
    RTI International in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:106-18. 2006
    ..Specialty hospitals provide generally high-quality care to satisfied patients. Uncompensated care plus specialty hospitals' taxes represent a greater burden, in percentage terms, than community benefits provided by nonprofit providers...
  35. ncbi Anemia and renal insufficiency are independent risk factors for death among patients with congestive heart failure admitted to community hospitals: a population-based study
    William M McClellan
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, 57 Executive Park South, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1928-36. 2002
    ..In conclusion, CKD and anemia are frequent among older patients with heart failure and are independent predictors of subsequent risk of death...
  36. pmc Effects of locality based community hospital care on independence in older people needing rehabilitation: randomised controlled trial
    John Green
    Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford BD5 0NA
    BMJ 331:317-22. 2005
    ..To determine the effects on independence in older people needing rehabilitation in a locality based community hospital compared with care on a ward for elderly people in a district general hospital...
  37. ncbi Determinants of length of stay during post-stroke rehabilitation in community hospitals
    S K Saxena
    Department of Psychological Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore 119074
    Singapore Med J 48:400-7. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to ascertain the predictors of LOS of post-stroke patients admitted into two community hospitals offering rehabilitation.
  38. ncbi Long-term effects of specialized stroke care with telemedicine support in community hospitals on behalf of the Telemedical Project for Integrative Stroke Care (TEMPiS)
    Heinrich J Audebert
    Stroke Unit, Department of Ageing and Health, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, King s, Guy s and St Thomas Medical School, London, UK
    Stroke 40:902-8. 2009
    ..The implementation of a stroke network with telemedicine support was associated with improved outcome at 3 months. We report follow-up results at 12 and 30 months after acute stroke...
  39. ncbi The costs of caring for stroke patients in a GP-led community hospital: an application of programme budgeting and marginal analysis
    L R Henderson
    RCN Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 9:244-54. 2001
    There has been little evaluation of the role of community hospitals in the provision of integrated health care services in a primary care-led health system...
  40. ncbi Antimicrobial selection for hospitalized patients with presumed community-acquired pneumonia: a survey of nonteaching US community hospitals
    V Dudas
    University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 34:446-52. 2000
    ..Secondary outcomes included length of stay (LOS) and mortality associated with the choice of therapy...
  41. doi Considering patient non-participation in health care
    Ann Catrine Eldh
    FoU Seniorium, Danderyd, Sweden
    Health Expect 11:263-71. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to depict patient non-participation as described by a diverse group with recent experiences of being patients...
  42. ncbi Compliance with universal precautions and needle handling and disposal practices among emergency department staff at two community hospitals
    K Henry
    Department of Medicine, St Paul Ramsey Medical Center, MN 55101
    Am J Infect Control 22:129-37. 1994
    ..describe rates of needle disposal and barrier use within the emergency departments at two privately owned community hospitals in two suburbs of Minneapolis, a study was conducted...
  43. ncbi Free tissue transfer: comparison of outcomes between university hospitals and community hospitals
    Jeffrey A Gusenoff
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:671-5. 2006
    ..This study reports the outcomes of two equal groups of free tissue transfer performed by the same surgeons, comparing the university versus the community hospital setting...
  44. ncbi Concurrent antibiotic review programs--a role for infectious diseases specialists at small community hospitals
    Anthony LaRocco
    Clin Infect Dis 37:742-3. 2003
  45. pmc Outbreaks of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in community hospitals in Japan
    Jun ichiro Sekiguchi
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 45:979-89. 2007
    ..S1, indicating that clonal expansion of MDR P. aeruginosa occurred in community hospitals in this area...
  46. ncbi Co-infection or co-colonization with vancomycin-resistant enterococci and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a network of community hospitals
    Jay R McDonald
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:622. 2004
  47. ncbi Inpatient costs, length of stay, and mortality for cerebrovascular events in community hospitals
    S D Reed
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Neurology 57:305-14. 2001
    ..Estimates based on data from academic institutions may not be generalizable to community hospitals. In this study, the authors estimated inpatient costs, LOS, and in-hospital mortality for patients with ..
  48. ncbi Post-acute care for older people in community hospitals--a cost-effectiveness analysis within a multi-centre randomised controlled trial
    Jacqueline O'Reilly
    Health Research and Information Division, Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, Ireland
    Age Ageing 37:513-20. 2008
    to compare the cost effectiveness of post-acute care for older people provided in community hospitals with general hospital care.
  49. doi Are many community hospitals undertreating breast cancer?: lessons from 24,834 patients
    Juan C Gutierrez
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Ann Surg 248:154-62. 2008
    To compare treatment patterns and long-term outcomes between teaching and community hospitals treating patients with infiltrating ductal carcinoma (IDC).
  50. ncbi Community hospitals and older people
    J Young
    Department of Elderly Care, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford BD5 0NA, UK
    Age Ageing 30:7-10. 2001
    ..Although descriptive studies demonstrate the flexible, multi-purpose role of community hospitals, there is a worrying paucity of clinical outcome studies and no robust health economic evaluation...
  51. pmc Community hospitals for the new millennium
    D Seamark
    Surgery, Marlpits Road, Honiton, Devon, EX14 2NY
    Br J Gen Pract 51:125-7. 2001
    There is a lack of basic information regarding the numbers of and facilities offered by community hospitals. This survey identified 471 community hospitals in the United Kingdom containing 18,579 beds with 20% of general practitioners ..
  52. pmc Community hospitals and the Internet: lessons from pilot connections
    S Rauch
    Merle West Medical Center, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601
    Bull Med Libr Assoc 82:401-6. 1994
    b>Community hospitals in rural and isolated areas have had little access to the Internet...
  53. ncbi Trust between managers and physicians in community hospitals: the effects of power over hospital decisions
    M J Succi
    University of Connecticut, USA
    J Healthc Manag 43:397-414; discussion 415. 1998
    ..hypotheses with data collected in a national study of chief executive officers and physician leaders in community hospitals in 1993...
  54. ncbi Evaluation of an accident and emergency teleconsultation service for north-east Scotland
    E M Brebner
    Telemedicine Laboratory, Remote Health Care Unit, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 10:16-20. 2004
    We evaluated an accident and emergency teleconsultation service provided to 14 community hospitals in north-east Scotland...
  55. ncbi Misdiagnosis of stroke in tissue plasminogen activator-treated patients: characteristics and outcomes
    Phillip A Scott
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0303, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:611-8. 2003
    ..We report an evaluation of emergency department misdiagnoses in patients treated with tissue plasminogen activator for acute ischemic stroke...
  56. ncbi In-hospital cardiac arrest: what happens to the false arrests?
    J N Cashman
    Department of Anaesthetics, St George s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London SW17 0QT, UK
    Resuscitation 53:271-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the events surrounding false cardiac arrest calls and subsequent outcome in patients who were the subjects of such calls...
  57. ncbi Use and evaluation of critical pathways in hospitals
    Jonathan Darer
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:114-9. 2002
    ..Although hospitals have devoted substantial resources to critical pathways, it is not known whether they routinely evaluate the clinical or economic effects of these pathways...
  58. ncbi Head and neck cancer care at a community-based teaching hospital
    Robert L Witt
    Christiana Care Health Systems, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave, Wilmington, DE 19806, USA
    Head Neck 27:613-5. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi Coronary artery bypass grafting in octogenarians: clinical and economic outcomes at community-based healthcare facilities
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:749-55. 2002
    ..Results of recent studies from high-volume academic centers suggest that coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is becoming safer to perform in octogenarians. Similar data from community-based facilities do not exist...
  60. ncbi What level of marketing commitment does it take to gain market share?
    Kimberly Rawn
    Health Care Strateg Manage 22:1, 15-9. 2004
  61. ncbi Can fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodule help in determining the extent of surgery in follicular and Hurthle cell neoplasm at a community teaching institution?
    Abdelkader Hawasli
    Department of Surgery, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Am Surg 68:907-10. 2002
    ..Thus we conclude that using FNAB finding can guide surgical resection and recommend performing total or subtotal thyroidectomy when FNAB is suggestive of neoplasm and lobectomy when FNAB is inconclusive...
  62. ncbi Heart-smart service
    A Hostetter
    Cardiovascular Services, Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, PA, USA
    Nurs Manage 32:22-5. 2001
    ..The CAU yields high patient volume, positive patient and staff feedback, decreased ED length of stay, prompt initiation of treatment protocols, and more effective discharge planning...
  63. ncbi Impact of intensive care unit discharge time on patient outcome
    Fran A Priestap
    Department of Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada
    Crit Care Med 34:2946-51. 2006
    ..To determine the impact of nighttime intensive care unit (ICU) discharge on patient outcome...
  64. pmc Error reduction and performance improvement in the emergency department through formal teamwork training: evaluation results of the MedTeams project
    John C Morey
    Crew Performance Group, Dynamics Research Corporation, Andover, MA 01810, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1553-81. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of training and institutionalizing teamwork behaviors, drawn from aviation crew resource management (CRM) programs, on emergency department (ED) staff organized into caregiver teams...
  65. ncbi Comparison of hospitalists and nonhospitalists regarding core measures of pneumonia care
    William D Rifkin
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:129-32. 2007
    ..To examine whether compliance with national indicators of care differed amongst hospitalists and nonhospitalists...
  66. ncbi Mini-laparotomy cholecystectomy in the era of laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a community-based hospital perspective
    Sylvanus O Oyogoa
    Department of Surgery, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Am Surg 69:604-7. 2003
    ..We conclude that minicholecystectomy can be used as a viable alternative to laparoscopic cholecystectomy especially in patients who cannot tolerate laparoscopic procedures and in areas where cost containment is critical...
  67. ncbi Effect of continuous quality improvement analysis on the delivery of primary percutaneous revascularization for acute myocardial infarction: a community hospital experience
    Ronald P Caputo
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, St Joseph s Hospital, Syracuse, New York, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 64:428-33; discussion 434-5. 2005
    ..15 +/- 9.67 vs. 87.92 +/- 10.93 min; P = NS), resulting in compliance with ACC/AHA guidelines. Continuous quality improvement analysis can expedite care for patients treated by primary PCI in the community hospital setting...
  68. ncbi Major pancreatic resections for suspected cancer in a community-based teaching hospital: lessons learned
    Ramaz E Metreveli
    Department of Surgery Christiana Care Health Services, Helen F Graham Cancer Center, Newark, Delaware, USA
    J Surg Oncol 95:201-6. 2007
    ..These data demonstrate a linear relationship between surgical volume and outcome...
  69. ncbi The effect of a new emergency medicine residency program on patient length of stay in a community hospital emergency department
    Richard L Lammers
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:725-30. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether a new emergency medicine residency program affected the length of stay (LOS) of patients in a community hospital ED...
  70. ncbi Evaluating pain management delivered by direct care nurses
    Jane Tapp
    RNA Summa Health System Hospitals, 41 Arch St, Akron, OH 44304, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 20:167-73. 2005
    ....
  71. pmc National failure to operate on early stage pancreatic cancer
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Surg 246:173-80. 2007
    ..Our objective was to evaluate utilization of surgery in early stage disease and identify factors predicting failure to undergo surgery...
  72. ncbi ICU nursing orientation and postorientation practices: a national survey
    Tanna R Thomason
    Sharp Memorial Hospital and the Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA 92131, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 29:237-45; quiz 246-7. 2006
    ..The major limitation of this study was the small sample size. Results from this survey are the beginning steps in understanding a national perspective of comprehensive orientation practices for new ICU nurses...
  73. ncbi Cancer of unknown primary origin: a decade of experience in a community-based hospital
    Jose M Pimiento
    Department of Surgery, Saint Mary s Health System, 56 Franklin St, Waterbury, CT 06702, USA
    Am J Surg 194:833-7; discussion 837-8. 2007
    ..Cancer of unknown primary (CUP) origin is a very aggressive disease with a poor prognosis. Most of the literature reports of CUP are generated from tertiary cancer centers...
  74. ncbi 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...
  75. ncbi Pounds of cure: chart weight as a measure of service intensity
    Daniel Shine
    Department of Medicine Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ, USA
    South Med J 99:346-7. 2006
    ..We conclude that the intensity of paper documentation closely reflects actual costs; the same may be true of bytes or key-strokes for electronic records...
  76. doi Hospital and demographic influences on the disposition of transient ischemic attack
    Jeffrey H Coben
    Department of Emergency Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:171-6. 2008
    ..In this study, the authors examined the influence of clinical, sociodemographic, and hospital characteristics on ED disposition...
  77. doi Patterns and predictors of early hospital readmission in patients with congestive heart failure
    Marco Hallerbach
    Department of Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:18-23. 2008
    ..Therefore, specifically targeting CHF patients with CRI/CRF could lead to major improvement of early readmission rates...
  78. pmc Breast cancer survival by teaching status of the initial treating hospital
    R Chaudhry
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 164:183-8. 2001
    ..breast cancer who were initially treated at teaching hospitals with those of women initially treated at community hospitals. METHODS: We constructed a retrospective cohort consisting of a random sample of 938 cases, initially ..
  79. ncbi Intentional injury treated in community hospitals
    G Luna
    Deaconess Medical Center, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Holy Family Hospital, 104 West Fifth, Suite 350 East, Spokane, WA 99204, USA
    Am J Surg 181:463-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Intentional injury is a significant component of trauma care in our community. Patients are seriously injured and the fatality rate is high. Care is expensive and poorly funded...
  80. ncbi Volume thresholds and hospital characteristics in the United States
    Anne Elixhauser
    Center for Organization and Delivery Studies at the Agency for Healthcare Research and quality in Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:167-77. 2003
    ..However, for two procedures, low-volume hospitals had RN and resident staffing equal to or higher than those of high-volume hospitals, and the unadjusted mortality rates were no different...
  81. ncbi Hospitalists make a mark. Emerging specialty linked to shorter lengths of stay and improved mortality, but not to lower costs, Solucient finds
    Barbara Kirchheimer
    Mod Healthc . 2006
  82. ncbi At the top of their game. Fewer deaths and complications, better financial performance are among hallmarks of Solucient's 100 Top Hospitals
    Jay Greene
    Mod Healthc 36:24-6, 28. 2006
  83. ncbi Alimentary tract surgery in the nonagenarian: elective vs. emergent operations
    Joseph A Blansfield
    Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:539-42. 2004
    ..Sixty-four percent of patients were discharged to skilled-nursing facilities. Alimentary tract surgery can be performed safely in nonagenarians, and they should not be denied surgical care solely because of age...
  84. ncbi Group B streptococcal bacteremia in nonpregnant adults at a community teaching hospital
    P Larppanichpoonphol
    Department of Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, OH 44501, USA
    South Med J 94:1206-11. 2001
    ..The spectrum of infection has included lymphadenitis, ascending cholangitis, mastitis, prostatitis, and toxic shock syndrome. The mortality has decreased significantly during the past 15 years (16.7% vs 67.9%)...
  85. ncbi Hospital initiatives to support a better-educated workforce
    Robyn Cheung
    Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    J Nurs Adm 36:357-62. 2006
    ..In this report, that study's authors review case studies of 6 hospitals that demonstrate the kinds of initiatives employers are sponsoring to support a better-educated nurse workforce...
  86. ncbi Surgical intervention for acute intestinal ischemia: experience in a community teaching hospital
    Daniel J Char
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 37:245-52. 2003
    ..Supportive management of very elderly and debilitated patients needs to be considered on a case-by-case basis. Although the outlook for such patients is dismal, survivors are possible as demonstrated by this series...
  87. ncbi Effect of an intensive glucose management protocol on the mortality of critically ill adult patients
    James Stephen Krinsley
    Critical Care Unit, The Stamford Hospital, Stamford, Conn 06902, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:992-1000. 2004
    ..To assess the effect of an intensive glucose management protocol in a heterogeneous population of critically ill adult patients...
  88. ncbi Hospital teaching status and outcomes of complex surgical procedures in the United States
    Justin B Dimick
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Surg 139:137-41. 2004
    ..Complex operations performed in teaching hospitals have similar outcomes as those performed in nonteaching hospitals...
  89. ncbi Cost analysis of intensive glycemic control in critically ill adult patients
    James Stephen Krinsley
    Director of Critical Care, Stamford Hospital, 190 West Broad St, Stamford, CT 06902, USA
    Chest 129:644-50. 2006
    ..To assess the effect of an intensive glycemia management protocol on the cost of care of a heterogeneous population of critically ill adult patients...
  90. ncbi Missed diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage in the emergency department
    Marian J Vermeulen
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 38:1216-21. 2007
    ..We estimated the population-based rate of missed SAH among emergency department (ED) patients and examined its relationship with hospital characteristics...
  91. pmc Treatment of gastric adenocarcinoma may differ among hospital types in the United States, a report from theNational Cancer Data Base
    Kaye M Reid-Lombardo
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:410-9; discussion 419-20. 2007
    ..01). Pathologic assessment of greater than 15 nodes was documented in 31% of specimen at community hospitals and 38% at teaching hospitals (p<0.01)...
  92. ncbi Therapeutic yield and outcomes of a community teaching hospital code stroke protocol
    Andrew W Asimos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, PO Box 32861, Charlotte, NC 28232, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:361-70. 2004
    ....
  93. doi Association of pharmacist presence on compliance with advanced cardiac life support guidelines during in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Heather M Draper
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Pharmacy, Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, TN, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 42:469-74. 2008
    ..Recent reviews indicate that an audit of in-hospital resuscitation practices should be performed to guide future resuscitation training programs for hospital personnel...
  94. ncbi Developing and using a balanced scorecard: a case study with SWOT analysis
    Andra Gumbus
    College of Business, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
    Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 17:69-74. 2003
    ..A laboratory case study is then presented to assist you in developing and using a BSC in your laboratory...
  95. ncbi Psychiatric emergency nurses in the emergency department: the success of the Winnipeg, Canada experience
    Diana E Clarke
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Emerg Nurs 31:351-6. 2005
  96. ncbi The effect of low-complexity patients on emergency department waiting times
    Michael J Schull
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 49:257-64, 264.e1. 2007
    ..To test this question, we study the effect of low-complexity ED patients on the waiting times of other patients...
  97. ncbi Clinical reasoning in experienced nurses
    Barbara Simmons
    College of Nursing, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, University of Illlinois at Chicago, USA
    West J Nurs Res 25:701-19; discussion 720-4. 2003
    ..The results suggest that experienced nurses used a conceptual language to reason about assessment findings and used heuristics to reason more quickly and efficiently...
  98. ncbi Coverage of emergency after-hours ultrasound cases: survey of practices at U.S. Teaching hospitals
    Terry S Desser
    Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305, USA
    Acad Radiol 13:249-53. 2006
    ..Our experience suggested there is wide variability in how ultrasound coverage is provided after-hours, which motivated us to conduct a formal survey of teaching programs around the country...
  99. ncbi Pharmaceutical advertising in emergency departments
    Catherine A Marco
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Vincent Mercy Medical Center, 2213 Cherry Street, Toledo, OH 43608 2691, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:401-4. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to identify the frequency of items containing pharmaceutical advertising in clinical emergency departments (EDs)...
  100. ncbi Improving end-of-life care
    Frederick D Alley
    Brooklyn Hospital Center, 121 DeKalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11202 5425, USA
    Healthc Exec 17:78-9. 2002
  101. ncbi Heart-healthy. Staff commitment, use of technology, attention to detail help facilities land on Solucient's list of 100 top cardiac hospitals
    Jay Greene
    Mod Healthc 36:28, 30, 32-3. 2006

Research Grants114 found, 100 shown here

  1. Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI program
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
  2. MN Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Clinical Research Network: From AMI to CHF
    Timothy Henry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  3. The Sentinel Events Model: A Dynamic Model of Substance Use Cessation
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The model and approach are innovative, because they involve not only validating a new dynamic model of health behavior, but because of the use of a novel measurement strategy -- cell phone-based ecological momentary assessment. ..
  4. Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI program
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
  5. Multicenter Pilot Studies for ED Tobacco Interventions
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. The Computer Assisted Brief Intervention for Tobacco (CABIT)
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., JCAHO) and to facilitate financial reimbursement of tobacco counseling covered by Medicare and other third party providers. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Endothelial progenitor cells and surgical outcomes
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Tobacco Treatment Initiated in the Emergency Department
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The research plan includes preparing and submitting an R01 in Year 2. ..
  9. Prevention of Catheter-Associated Blood Stream Infections
    David Warren; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..I will build on the experience outlined in this proposal to establish myself an independent investigator in healthcare epidemiology, studying nosocomial infections and developing interventions to prevent them. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. HLTH LIT, SOC SUPPORT,& HLTH: SURVEY OF MEDICARE ENROLLE
    Shoou Yih Lee; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI program
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
  12. The Mental Health Assessment and Dynamic Referral for Oncology (MHADRO)
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Multicenter Pilot Studies for ED Tobacco Interventions
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Endothelial progenitor cells and surgical outcomes
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. The Dynamic Assessment and Referral System for Substance Abuse (DARSSA)
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., Medicare). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. MN Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Clinical Research Network: From AMI to CHF
    Timothy Henry; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  17. Dynamic Assessment and Referral System for Substance Abuse (DARSSA) Phase 2
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  18. HLTH LIT, SOC SUPPORT,& HLTH: SURVEY OF MEDICARE ENROLLE
    Shoou Yih Lee; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. HLTH LIT, SOC SUPPORT,& HLTH: SURVEY OF MEDICARE ENROLLE
    Shoou Yih Lee; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Modification of tamoxifen effectiveness by gene polymorphisms and other drugs
    Timothy Lash; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Understanding the modification of tamoxifen effectiveness by genetic polymorphisms or drug interactions will help patients and physicians to make fully informed decisions about hormone therapy. ..
  21. STATE LONG TERM CARE POLICIES AND ELDERLY WELL-BEING
    Naoko Muramatsu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Part I and Part II will proceed simultaneously to inform each other throughout the four-year study period. ..
  22. Hepatoma Derived Growth Factor & VSM Cell Proliferation
    Allen Everett; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Indeed, understanding how HDGF regulates cell proliferation may provide additional insights into how growth factors regulate cellular growth in general. ..
  23. STATE LONG TERM CARE POLICIES AND ELDERLY WELL-BEING
    Naoko Muramatsu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Part I and Part II will proceed simultaneously to inform each other throughout the four-year study period. ..
  24. Impact of Community Hospital CPOE System on ADE Outcome
    Rita Snyder; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..system implementation and the impact that these systems have on ADE incidence, especially in non-teaching community hospitals. A three-year study is proposed to coincide with the implementation of a commercial CPOE system in three ..
  25. The Role of Inflammation and Parity on GDM and Type 2 DM
    Wanda Nicholson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This award will give Dr. Nicholson the dedicated time and experience she needs to develop into an independent clinical investigator [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. RCT of Primary Care-based Patient Navigation-Activation
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings from this project have implications for national policy related to the design and implementation of patient navigation programs for cancer and interventions designed to eliminate disparities in cancer treatment ..
  27. Financial Incentives, Treatment of Medicare Patients with Spine Problems and Chan
    Jean M Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Moreover, such information will be highly relevant regarding the ongoing debate over how to control Medicare and other health care spending. ..
  28. Duke CTSI
    Robert Califf; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The creation of the CTSI is patricianly relevant to public health as it will create an environment that will foster speedier delivery of new interventions and healthcare practices to the community. ..
  29. A Randomized Trial of the STAR Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    David Mandell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings from the proposed study would provide timely and critical evidence regarding the implementation and effectiveness of one promising practice, with direct relevance to translation of findings into practice and policy. ..
  30. Risk factors for renal scarring in children after urinary tract infection
    Ron Keren; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..PROJECT NARRATIVE Understanding which children are at the greatest risk of renal scarring after a UTI will allow clinicians to provide more targeted therapies and interventions to prevent this adverse outcome. ..
  31. Using Social Risk to Guide Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Preventive Treatment
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Implementation of such a global risk tool could ultimately help justify implementation of more intensive behavioral interventions focusing on diet, exercise, smoking cessation and medication adherence for those at highest social risk. ..
  32. Observational Study of Delay in Heart Failure
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These data will be useful in the development of future educational and treatment strategies designed to improve outcomes in patients with heart failure. ..
  33. Provisional Combined Response Index For Patients With Diffuse Systemic Sclerosis
    Daniel Furst; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Lay Language: We propose to develop a response criteria for clinical trials in diffuse scleroderma that can facilitate drug development and hopefully, can lead to effective treatments for scleroderma. ..
  34. Pharmacogenomics and Medication Development for Methamphetamine Dependence
    KEITH HEINZERLING; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Heinzerling to establish the infrastructure and expertise within the UCLA Medication Development Unit required to secure R01 funding for future pharmacogenomic studies of MA dependence and response to pharmacotherapy. ..
  35. RCT/Increase Colon Cancer Screening/Medicaid Managed Care
    Allen Dietrich; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Cost of the intervention and its relationship to increased screening rates will be assessed. The intervention and evaluation are guided by Diffusion of Innovations. ..
  36. Reducing Postpartum Weight Retention Among Low Income, Ethnically Diverse Women
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. Hepatoma derived growth factor and vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation
    Allen D Everett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose here to determine the mechanism regulating the activity of this protein to provide the basis for the future design of new drugs to treat cardiovascular disease. ..
  38. Duke CTSI
    Robert Califf; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The creation of the CTSI is patricianly relevant to public health as it will create an environment that will foster speedier delivery of new interventions and healthcare practices to the community. ..
  39. Brief Intervention for Drug Misuse for the Emergency Department (BIDMED)
    Roland Merchant; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..SBIRT in the ED for drug misuse has the potential for reaching people during a "teachable moment" during an ED visit that might be related to drug misuse. ..
  40. WORCESTER HEART ATTACK COMMUNITY SURVEILLANCE STUDY
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  41. The Impact of HMO's on Disparties
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If the study hypotheses are confirmed, the findings will underscore the need for HMOs to track and address disparities among their members if the Healthy People 2010 for the elimination of disparities is to be achieved. ..
  42. Medication Management Decisions in Schizophrenia
    Mark Olfson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results will inform quality improvement programs by identifying key modifiable determinants of the quality of medication management in the community treatment of schizophrenia. ..
  43. Hospital quality indicators
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. NY PREVENTION CARE MANAGER PROJECT
    Allen Dietrich; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..As a result of this project, a new model of enhancing preventive care for special populations will be tested and its efficacy and costs determined. ..
  45. PREDICTING DEPRESSION OUTCOMES IN MEDICALLY ILL ELDERS
    Harold Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..n=500) or minor depression (n=500) will be recruited from the inpatient services of Duke Hospital and two community hospitals and followed for six months after discharge...
  46. MRFASS--MINORITIES, RISK FACTOR AND STROKE STUDY
    Stanley Tuhrim; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Stroke-free survival rates will be estimated for each ethnic group and the independent determinants of recurrence will be identified with multivariate statistical techniques. ..
  47. RECENT TRENDS IN CORONARY DISEASE
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ....
  48. WORCESTER HEART ATTACK COMMUNITY SURVEILLANCE STUDY
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  49. MRFASS--MINORITIES, RISK FACTOR AND STROKE STUDY
    Stanley Tuhrim; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Stroke-free survival rates will be estimated for each ethnic group and the independent determinants of recurrence will be identified with multivariate statistical techniques. ..
  50. PHYSICIAN ORDER ENTRY: FIELD STUDY OF SUCCESS FACTORS
    Joan Ash; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The consensus statement will be modified if necessary and will be published in media that will reach a broad audience, including those using the World Wide Web. ..
  51. Randomized Control Trial of Mifepristone for Fibroids
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The study may also offer valuable insight into a mechanism by which mifepristone reduces fibroid size. ..
  52. The Impact of HMO's on Disparties
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If the study hypotheses are confirmed, the findings will underscore the need for HMOs to track and address disparities among their members if the Healthy People 2010 for the elimination of disparities is to be achieved. ..
  53. PREDICTING DEPRESSION OUTCOMES IN MEDICALLY ILL ELDERS
    Harold Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..n=500) or minor depression (n=500) will be recruited from the inpatient services of Duke Hospital and two community hospitals and followed for six months after discharge...
  54. SMOKING & GENETIC INTERACTION IN BREAST CANCER ETIOLOGY
    Timothy Lash; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The second study would collect buccal swabs from participants in the study of adjuvant tamoxifen therapy (Dr. Silliman PI). A similar analytic plan would be conducted, but with a case-only design. ..
  55. Unintended Consequences of Physician Order Entry
    Joan Ash; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The toolkit will be modified after the conference by these experts and published in media to reach a broad audience, including the World Wide Web. ..
  56. STATE LONG TERM CARE POLICIES AND ELDERLY WELL-BEING
    Naoko Muramatsu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Part I and Part II will proceed simultaneously to inform each other throughout the four-year study period. ..
  57. Observational Study of Delay in Heart Failure
    ROBERT JOEL GOLDBERG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These data will be useful in the development of future educational and treatment strategies designed to improve outcomes in patients with heart failure. ..
  58. A Communication Intervention for Physical Activity in Underserved Communities
    Jennifer Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Carroll to successfully apply for R01-level funding to conduct larger-scale cancer prevention trials to promote physical activity via communication interventions in primary care focusing on underserved populations. ..
  59. Translation of Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Guidelines to Pediatric T
    Michael J Mello; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will allow researchers to better understand best practices for the dissemination and adoption of alcohol screening and brief intervention within pediatric trauma centers. ..
  60. Brief Intervention for Drug Misuse for the Emergency Department (BIDMED)
    Ted D Nirenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..SBIRT in the ED for drug misuse has the potential for reaching people during a "teachable moment" during an ED visit that might be related to drug misuse. ..
  61. Community Surveillance for Heart Failure
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed surveillance system will provide insights and guidance to public health and clinical efforts of HF and in monitoring; 'trends in this newly emerging chronic disease. ' [ ..
  62. Pharmacist Intervention for Low Literacy in Cardiovascular Disease (PILL-CVD)
    Sunil Kripalani; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Program costs will also be assessed. If successful, this intervention could offer an important means of reducing medication errors in the post-hospitalization period. ..
  63. ReDIAL: A Telephone Brief Intervention for Injured Emergency Department Patients
    Michael J Mello; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  64. Observational Study of Delay in Heart Failure
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These data will be useful in the development of future educational and treatment strategies designed to improve outcomes in patients with heart failure. ..
  65. Translation of Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Guidelines to Pediatric T
    Michael Mello; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will allow researchers to better understand best practices for the dissemination and adoption of alcohol screening and brief intervention within pediatric trauma centers. ..
  66. Brief Intervention for Drug Misuse for the Emergency Department (BIDMED)
    Ted D Nirenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..SBIRT in the ED for drug misuse has the potential for reaching people during a "teachable moment" during an ED visit that might be related to drug misuse. ..
  67. Worcester Heart Attack Study
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  68. Video-Based Delivery of HIV Test Information for Spanish-Speaking Latinos
    Roland C Merchant; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The ultimate aim of this project is to help reduce the transmission of HIV through streamlined yet effective HIV testing approaches. ..
  69. Pharmacist Intervention for Low Literacy in Cardiovascular Disease (PILL-CVD)
    Sunil Kripalani; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Program costs will also be assessed. If successful, this intervention could offer an important means of reducing medication errors in the post-hospitalization period. ..
  70. Pharmacist Intervention for Low Literacy in Cardiovascular Disease (PILL-CVD)
    Sunil Kripalani; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Program costs will also be assessed. If successful, this intervention could offer an important means of reducing medication errors in the post-hospitalization period. ..
  71. Hepatoma derived growth factor and vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation
    Allen Everett; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We propose here to determine the mechanism regulating the activity of this protein to provide the basis for the future design of new drugs to treat cardiovascular disease. ..
  72. MRFASS--MINORITIES, RISK FACTOR AND STROKE STUDY
    Stanley Tuhrim; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Stroke-free survival rates will be estimated for each ethnic group and the independent determinants of recurrence will be identified with multivariate statistical techniques. ..
  73. Brief Intervention for Drug Misuse for the Emergency Department (BIDMED)
    Roland Merchant; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..SBIRT in the ED for drug misuse has the potential for reaching people during a "teachable moment" during an ED visit that might be related to drug misuse. ..
  74. Insulin Resistance Intervention after Stroke Trial
    Walter Kernan; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If effective, pioglitazone will be comparable to carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic disease or anticoacjulation for atrial fibrillation in terms of vascular events prevented...
  75. Ultrasound by Emergency Physicians in Ectopic Pregnancy
    John Stein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The secondary goal will be to assess the costs related to this new technology. This proposal will lay a research foundation for further examination of quality issues in emergency healthcare. ..
  76. WORCHESTER HEART ATTACK COMMUNITY SURVEILLANCE STUDY
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  77. Worcester Heart Attack Study
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  78. Hepatoma Derived Growth Factor & VSM Cell Proliferation
    Allen Everett; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Indeed, understanding how HDGF regulates cell proliferation may provide additional insights into how growth factors regulate cellular growth in general. ..
  79. WORCHESTER HEART ATTACK COMMUNITY SURVEILLANCE STUDY
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  80. WORCHESTER HEART ATTACK COMMUNITY SURVEILLANCE STUDY
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  81. Hepatoma Derived Growth Factor & VSM Cell Proliferation
    Allen Everett; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Indeed, understanding how HDGF regulates cell proliferation may provide additional insights into how growth factors regulate cellular growth in general. ..
  82. Worcester Heart Attack Study
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  83. WORCHESTER HEART ATTACK COMMUNITY SURVEILLANCE STUDY
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  84. Function, Quality of Life and Nursing Home Use in PACE
    Susan Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies will be performed concurrently with a comprehensive educational plan, with an ultimate goal of preparing Dr. Friedman to become an independent investigator in clinically-based health services research. ..
  85. Hepatoma derived growth factor and vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation
    Allen Everett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We propose here to determine the mechanism regulating the activity of this protein to provide the basis for the future design of new drugs to treat cardiovascular disease. ..
  86. Hepatoma Derived Growth Factor & VSM Cell Proliferation
    Allen Everett; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Indeed, understanding how HDGF regulates cell proliferation may provide additional insights into how growth factors regulate cellular growth in general. ..
  87. WORCESTER HEART ATTACK COMMUNITY SURVEILLANCE STUDY
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  88. Training in Medication Compliance and Health Literacy
    Sunil Kripalani; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, the proposed research could serve as a model for other interventions to improve compliance and cardiovascular care, particularly among low-literate and underserved populations. ..
  89. Worcester Heart Attack Study
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....