Danielle A Southern

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Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Misclassification of income quintiles derived from area-based measures. A comparison of enumeration area and forward sortation area
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, AB
    Can J Public Health 93:465-9. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Elevated body mass index and use of coronary revascularization after cardiac catheterization
    Kathryn M King
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Am J Med 122:273-80. 2009
  3. pmc The effect of a regional care model on cardiac catheterization rates in patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Helen J Curran
    Department of Medicine and Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:550. 2014
  4. pmc Sampling 'hard-to-reach' populations in health research: yield from a study targeting Americans living in Canada
    Danielle A Southern
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies and Dept, of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:57. 2008
  5. pmc An administrative data merging solution for dealing with missing data in a clinical registry: adaptation from ICD-9 to ICD-10
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:1. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Time dependency of outcomes for drug-eluting vs bare-metal stents
    Alexander A Leung
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1616-22. 2013
  7. pmc Enhanced capture of healthcare-related harms and injuries in the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11)
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences and the O Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Qual Health Care 28:136-42. 2016
  8. pmc Alcohol and drug use disorders among patients with myocardial infarction: associations with disparities in care and mortality
    Cynthia A Beck
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e66551. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Prognostic relevance of census-derived individual respondent incomes versus household incomes
    Danielle A Southern
    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Department of Community Health Sciences
    Can J Public Health 97:114-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Kaplan-Meier methods yielded misleading results in competing risk scenarios
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1110-4. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Misclassification of income quintiles derived from area-based measures. A comparison of enumeration area and forward sortation area
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, AB
    Can J Public Health 93:465-9. 2002
    ..We assessed the agreement between Forward Sortation Area (FSA) and Enumeration Area (EA) derived income levels for all patients undergoing cardiac catheterization in Alberta, Canada, from 1995-1998...
  2. doi request reprint Elevated body mass index and use of coronary revascularization after cardiac catheterization
    Kathryn M King
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Am J Med 122:273-80. 2009
    ..Obese persons suffer discrimination in society that may extend to health care use. We investigated whether overweight and obese patients are as likely to undergo coronary reperfusion or revascularization as patients of normal body weight...
  3. pmc The effect of a regional care model on cardiac catheterization rates in patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Helen J Curran
    Department of Medicine and Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:550. 2014
    ..We evaluated process of care within a regional care model by comparing cardiac catheterization and revascularization rates and outcomes in ACS patients presenting to community and interventional hospitals...
  4. pmc Sampling 'hard-to-reach' populations in health research: yield from a study targeting Americans living in Canada
    Danielle A Southern
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies and Dept, of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:57. 2008
    ..Here, we present a methodological "case-report" of the yield of a multi-step survey study assessing views on health care among American emigres to Canada, a hard-to-reach population...
  5. pmc An administrative data merging solution for dealing with missing data in a clinical registry: adaptation from ICD-9 to ICD-10
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:1. 2008
    ..Here, we describe the process of translating our data merging solution to ICD-10, and then validating its performance...
  6. doi request reprint Time dependency of outcomes for drug-eluting vs bare-metal stents
    Alexander A Leung
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1616-22. 2013
    ..Previous research suggests that the early benefit from revascularization with drug-eluting stents might diminish over time...
  7. pmc Enhanced capture of healthcare-related harms and injuries in the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11)
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences and the O Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Qual Health Care 28:136-42. 2016
    ..This new framework for coding healthcare-related harm has great potential to improve the clinical detail of adverse event descriptions, and the overall quality of coded health data. ..
  8. pmc Alcohol and drug use disorders among patients with myocardial infarction: associations with disparities in care and mortality
    Cynthia A Beck
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e66551. 2013
    ..Because alcohol and drug use disorders (SUDs) can influence quality of care, we compared patients with and without SUDs on frequency of catheterization, revascularization, and in-hospital mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prognostic relevance of census-derived individual respondent incomes versus household incomes
    Danielle A Southern
    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Department of Community Health Sciences
    Can J Public Health 97:114-7. 2006
    ..We compared the extent to which individual respondent income and household income (both obtained from census data) are associated with outcomes in a cohort of patients with cardiac disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Kaplan-Meier methods yielded misleading results in competing risk scenarios
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1110-4. 2006
    ..We compared K-M methods applying various censoring approaches with the lesser-known "cumulative incidence competing risks" (CICR) method in an analysis of competing events...
  11. ncbi request reprint Deriving ICD-10 Codes for Patient Safety Indicators for Large-scale Surveillance Using Administrative Hospital Data
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences and the O Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland Faculty of Health Care, Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, Krefeld, Germany Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Canadian Institute of Health Information, ON, Canada Flinders University, Adelaide, SA, Australia Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA Division of General Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA Department of Medicine, St Vincent s Hospital, University of Melbourne Department of Medicine, Southern Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia World Health Organization, Classifications, Terminology and Standards, Geneva, Switzerland
    Med Care . 2016
    ..Existing administrative data patient safety indicators (PSIs) have been limited by uncertainty around the timing of onset of included diagnoses...
  12. pmc Association of socio-economic status with diabetes prevalence and utilization of diabetes care services
    Doreen M Rabi
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:124. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine whether income is associated with referral to a diabetes centre within a universal health care system...
  13. ncbi request reprint Validity of administrative data claim-based methods for identifying individuals with diabetes at a population level
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    Can J Public Health 101:61-4. 2010
    ..This study assessed the validity of a widely-accepted administrative data surveillance methodology for identifying individuals with diabetes relative to three laboratory data reference standard definitions for diabetes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the Elixhauser and Charlson/Deyo methods of comorbidity measurement in administrative data
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences and The Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Care 42:355-60. 2004
    ..However, a new method defined by Elixhauser et al. has been introduced recently and could be superior, although it has not been validated widely...
  15. doi request reprint Trends in wait times for cardiac revascularization
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:262.e21-7. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate wait times for both percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Individual-level and neighborhood-level income measures: agreement and association with outcomes in a cardiac disease cohort
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Alberta, Canada
    Med Care 43:1116-22. 2005
    ..Census-based measures of income often are used as proxies for individual-level income. Yet, the validity of such area-based measures relative to 'true' individual-level income has not been fully characterized...
  17. pmc Myocardial infarction on snow days: incidence, procedure, use and outcomes
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Cardiol 22:59-61. 2006
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  18. pmc Area Median Income and Metropolitan Versus Nonmetropolitan Location of Care for Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Complex Interaction of Social Determinants
    Gabriel E Fabreau
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA O Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
    ..We sought to determine whether location of care modifies the association among area income, receipt of cardiac catheterization, and mortality following an acute coronary syndrome in a universal health care system...
  19. doi request reprint Recent temporal trends and geographic distribution of cardiac procedures in Alberta
    M Sean McMurtry
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:460-5. 2013
    ..Prior Canadian studies of cardiac procedure rates showed changes over time and regional variability, but more recent Canadian cardiac procedure rates are unknown...
  20. pmc Long-term outcomes of patients receiving drug-eluting stents
    Andrew C Philpott
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    CMAJ 180:167-74. 2009
    ..We sought to establish the long-term safety of drug-eluting stents compared with bare-metal stents in a usual care setting...
  21. pmc Opinions on chelation therapy in patients undergoing coronary angiography: cross-sectional survey
    Hude Quan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 23:635-40. 2007
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  22. ncbi request reprint Coronary dominance and prognosis of patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Alexander Goldberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 154:1116-22. 2007
    ..It is unknown if coronary dominance has an impact on prognosis of these patients. We hypothesized that the prognosis of patients with ACS with left dominance (LD) would be worse than that of patients with right or mixed dominance...
  23. pmc Patient sex does not modify ejection fraction as a predictor of death in heart failure: insights from the APPROACH cohort
    Heidi N Schmaltz
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1940-6. 2008
    ..Normal and low ejection fraction (EF) heart failure patients appear to have similar outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Refined characterization of the association between kidney function and mortality in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Eur Heart J 27:1191-7. 2006
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  25. pmc Serum Total 25-OH Vitamin D Adds Little Prognostic Value in Patients Undergoing Coronary Catheterization
    Michael E Gerling
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
    ..Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease; however, it is unclear whether vitamin D status should be considered in clinical risk assessments of patients with cardiovascular disease...
  26. doi request reprint Do stable non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes require admission to coronary care units?
    Sean van Diepen
    Divisions of Critical Care and Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada Canadian Vigour Center, Edmonton, AB, Canada Electronic address
    Am Heart J 175:184-92. 2016
    ..The outcomes of patients with stable NSTE ACS initially admitted to a CCU vs a cardiology ward with telemetry have not been described...
  27. pmc Opportunities and challenges for quality and safety applications in ICD-11: an international survey of users of coded health data
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences and the O Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Int J Qual Health Care 28:129-35. 2016
    ..Accordingly, our objective was to identify opportunities and challenges in improving the utility of ICD-11 for quality and safety applications...
  28. pmc Characterizing types of readmission after acute coronary syndrome hospitalization: implications for quality reporting
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada D A S, W A G, M T J Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada D A S, W A G
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e001046. 2014
    ..We profile the timing, main diagnoses, and survival outcomes of inpatient and emergency department readmissions after acute coronary syndrome (ACS), based on a large regional database...
  29. pmc Effects of longitudinal changes in Charlson comorbidity on prognostic survival model performance among newly diagnosed patients with hypertension
    Peter Rymkiewicz
    Measurement and Evaluation, Mosaic Primary Care Network, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:671. 2016
    ..To assess the use of updated comorbidity information over time on ability to predict mortality among adults with newly diagnosed hypertension...
  30. doi request reprint Lower extremity peripheral arterial disease in individuals with coronary artery disease: prognostic importance, care gaps, and impact of therapy
    Mark J Makowsky
    EPICORE Centre COMPRIS, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 155:348-55. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the effect of concomitant lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) on long-term prognosis and pharmacotherapy in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Under-coding of secondary conditions in coded hospital health data: Impact of co-existing conditions, death status and number of codes in a record
    Mingkai Peng
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Health Informatics J . 2016
    ..We recommend mandatory coding of certain secondary diagnosis to meet the need of health research based on administrative health data...
  32. pmc Relationships among achieved heart rate, β-blocker dose and long-term outcomes in patients with heart failure with atrial fibrillation
    Robert J H Miller
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Open Heart 3:e000520. 2016
    ..We assessed the association between β-blocker dose, heart rate and all-cause mortality in patients with HF and AF...
  33. doi request reprint ICD-11 for quality and safety: overview of the WHO Quality and Safety Topic Advisory Group
    William A Ghali
    Department of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, 3rd Floor TRW University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive N W, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6
    Int J Qual Health Care 25:621-5. 2013
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  34. pmc Sex, socioeconomic status, access to cardiac catheterization, and outcomes for acute coronary syndromes in the context of universal healthcare coverage
    Gabriel E Fabreau
    From the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA G E F, J M M Institute for Public Health, Department of Medicine G E F, A A L, W A G and Department of Community Health Sciences D A S, W A G, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA G E F, J M M, J Z A Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Department of Medicine, Department of Cardiac Sciences, Calgary, Alberta, Canada M L K and Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation and Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor J Z A
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 7:540-9. 2014
    ..We sought to determine whether sex modifies the association between nSES and the receipt of cardiac catheterization and mortality after an acute coronary syndrome in a universal healthcare system...
  35. doi request reprint Weekend compared with weekday presentation does not affect outcomes of patients presenting with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome
    Deirdre E O'Neill
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 3:99-104. 2014
    ..However, since treatment strategies are urgent, not emergent, decisions to postpone invasive management due to weekend admission could affect outcome...
  36. ncbi request reprint Constructing Episodes of Inpatient Care: How to Define Hospital Transfer in Hospital Administrative Health Data?
    Mingkai Peng
    Department of Community Health Sciences O Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary Alberta Health Sciences, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Med Care 55:74-78. 2017
    ..Hospital administrative health data create separate records for each hospital stay of patients. Treating a hospital transfer as a readmission could lead to biased results in health service research...
  37. pmc Association of inpatient hospital experience with patient safety indicators: a cross-sectional, Canadian study
    Kyle A Kemp
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Primary Data Support, Analytics DIMR, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMJ Open 6:e011242. 2016
    ..The objectives were to document the association of PSIs and patient experience scores, and to determine risk-adjusted odds of high experience scores versus PSI presence...
  38. pmc Efficacy of a pressure-sensing mattress cover system for reducing interface pressure: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Holly Wong
    W21C Research and Innovation Centre, Cumming School of Medicine, GD01 Teaching Research and Wellness Building, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive, NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Trials 16:434. 2015
    ..Visual feedback of continuous interface pressure between the body and support surface could inform clinicians on repositioning strategies and play a key role in an overall strategy for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers...
  39. pmc Charts versus Discharge ICD-10 Coding for Sternal Wound Infection Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
    Danielle A Southern
    Danielle A Southern, MSc, is a research associate with the O Brien Institute for Public Health and the Department of Community Health Sciences of the University of Calgary, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Perspect Health Inf Manag 12:1e. 2015
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  40. doi request reprint Validation of the 25-Item Stanford Faculty Development Program Tool on Clinical Teaching Effectiveness
    Marcy Mintz
    a Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Teach Learn Med 27:174-81. 2015
    ..CONSTRUCT: The 25-item Stanford Faculty Development Program Tool on Clinical Teaching Effectiveness assesses clinical teaching effectiveness...
  41. doi request reprint Prediction of stroke or TIA in patients without atrial fibrillation using CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores
    L Brent Mitchell
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Heart 100:1524-30. 2014
    ..To determine the accuracy of CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc tools for predicting ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) and death in patients without a history of atrial fibrillation or flutter (AF)...
  42. pmc Health system capacity and infrastructure for adopting innovations to care for patients with venous thromboembolic disease
    Danielle A Southern
    Danielle A Southern, MSc, is a Programmer Analyst in the Department of Community Health Sciences and a member of the Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Open Med 8:e46-53. 2014
    ..We documented the infrastructure available in hospitals and health regions across Canada for provision of optimal diagnosis and therapy for VTE disease...
  43. pmc Incidence of perioperative stroke after neck dissection for head and neck cancer: a regional outcome analysis
    Sarah K Thompson
    Department of Surgery, the Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Surg 239:428-31. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence of perioperative stroke in patients undergoing a neck dissection...
  44. pmc Feasibility of determining myocardial infarction type from medical record review
    Ken S Woo
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:115-7. 2008
    ..The authors sought to determine the extent to which the type of MI is recorded in medical records, as well as the consistency of this designation within individual records...
  45. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control and use of the insulin sliding scale in hospitalized patients with diabetes
    Renee J Freedman
    Department of Biomedical Science, Charles E Schmidt College of Science, Florida, Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA
    J Healthc Qual 29:31-7. 2007
    ..On day 1, 45.2% of patients were on an ISS alone. Patients on an ISS were more likely to experience hyperglycemia compared with patients on scheduled regimens, but they also had fewer hypoglycemic episodes...