Sonali P Desai

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Rheumatoid arthritis quality measures and radiographic progression
    Sonali P Desai
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, PBB B3, Boston, MA 02115 Electronic address
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 44:9-13. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Increasing pneumococcal vaccination for immunosuppressed patients: a cluster quality improvement trial
    Sonali P Desai
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 65:39-47. 2013
  3. pmc Hand bone mineral density is associated with both total hip and lumbar spine bone mineral density in post-menopausal women with RA
    Sonali P Desai
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, PBB B3, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:513-9. 2010
  4. pmc Comparison of symptoms, treatment, and outcomes of coronary artery disease among rheumatoid arthritis and matched subjects undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Sonali P Desai
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 40:215-21. 2010
  5. pmc The use of glucocorticoids in rheumatoid arthritis--no 'rational' approach yet
    Sonali P Desai
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:127. 2010
  6. pmc Routinely measuring and reporting pneumococcal vaccination among immunosuppressed rheumatology outpatients: the first step in improving quality
    Sonali P Desai
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:366-72. 2011
  7. pmc Meaningful measurement: developing a measurement system to improve blood pressure control in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Jeffrey O Greenberg
    Deparment of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:e97-e101. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory Medication Reconciliation: Using a Collaborative Approach to Process Improvement at an Academic Medical Center
    Caroline Keogh
    Department of Quality and Safety, Brigham and Women s Hospital BWH, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 42:186-94. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Analysis of quality improvement efforts in preventing glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
    Heather O Tory
    Rheumatology Program, Division of Immunology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA Center for Clinical Excellence, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02120 Electronic address
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 44:483-8. 2015

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Publications9

  1. pmc Rheumatoid arthritis quality measures and radiographic progression
    Sonali P Desai
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, PBB B3, Boston, MA 02115 Electronic address
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 44:9-13. 2014
    ..We examined documentation of RA QMs, for disease activity and functional status and the association with radiographic outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Increasing pneumococcal vaccination for immunosuppressed patients: a cluster quality improvement trial
    Sonali P Desai
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 65:39-47. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Hand bone mineral density is associated with both total hip and lumbar spine bone mineral density in post-menopausal women with RA
    Sonali P Desai
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, PBB B3, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:513-9. 2010
    ..RA is associated with localized bone loss in the hands, as well as generalized osteoporosis. We evaluated the relationship between hand digital X-ray radiogrammetry BMD (DXR-BMD) and total hip and lumbar spine BMD...
  4. pmc Comparison of symptoms, treatment, and outcomes of coronary artery disease among rheumatoid arthritis and matched subjects undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Sonali P Desai
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 40:215-21. 2010
    ..We investigated the presenting symptoms of CAD, coronary anatomy (single versus multi-vessel CAD), and treatment among a group of subjects undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with angioplasty and/or stenting...
  5. pmc The use of glucocorticoids in rheumatoid arthritis--no 'rational' approach yet
    Sonali P Desai
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:127. 2010
    ..The relationship between glucocorticoids and bone mineral density in rheumatoid arthritis is complex. Further study into the optimal dosing, timing and duration of glucocorticoid use in rheumatoid arthritis is necessary...
  6. pmc Routinely measuring and reporting pneumococcal vaccination among immunosuppressed rheumatology outpatients: the first step in improving quality
    Sonali P Desai
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:366-72. 2011
    ..Data suggest that rates of vaccination in this population are not optimal. To support continuous quality improvement efforts, we electronically measured vaccination status among rheumatology outpatients over time...
  7. pmc Meaningful measurement: developing a measurement system to improve blood pressure control in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Jeffrey O Greenberg
    Deparment of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:e97-e101. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory Medication Reconciliation: Using a Collaborative Approach to Process Improvement at an Academic Medical Center
    Caroline Keogh
    Department of Quality and Safety, Brigham and Women s Hospital BWH, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 42:186-94. 2016
    ..Incomplete medication reconciliation has been identified as a source of adverse drug events and a threat to patient safety. How best to measure and improve rates of medication reconciliation in ambulatory care remains unknown...
  9. doi request reprint Analysis of quality improvement efforts in preventing glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
    Heather O Tory
    Rheumatology Program, Division of Immunology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA Center for Clinical Excellence, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02120 Electronic address
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 44:483-8. 2015
    ..To report and analyze quality improvement (QI) efforts that are aimed at increasing adherence to preventive guidelines for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (GIOP)...