Affiliation: Montefiore Medical Center
- Designing a comprehensive strategy to improve one core measure: discharge of patients with myocardial infarction or heart failure on ACE inhibitors/ARBsCalie Santana
Division of General Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
Am J Med Qual 27:398-405. 2012..However, future work is needed to improve performance among patients whose ACEs/ARBs are withheld during hospitalization...
- Quality improvement in community health centres: the role of microsystem characteristics in the implementation of a diabetes prevention initiativeCalie Santana
Division of General Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10463, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 19:290-4. 2010..To examine the role of microsystem characteristics in the translation of an evidence-based intervention (the Diabetes Prevention Initiative (DPI)) into practice in a community-health centre (CHC)...
- Behaviors of successful interdisciplinary hospital quality improvement teamsCalie Santana
Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
J Hosp Med 6:501-6. 2011..Although interdisciplinary hospital quality improvement (QI) teams are both prevalent and associated with success of (QI) efforts, little is known about the behaviors of successful interdisciplinary QI teams...
- Quality of care in the US territoriesMarcella Nunez-Smith
Department of Medicine, Yale UniversitySchool of Medicine, PO Box 208088, IE 61 SHM, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Arch Intern Med 171:1528-40. 2011..Health care quality in the US territories is poorly characterized. We used process measures to compare the performance of hospitals in the US territories and in the US states...