Daniel J Morgan

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Importance of Colonization with Clostridium difficile on Infection and Transmission
    Daniel J Morgan
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 17:499. 2015
  2. doi request reprint The effect of contact precautions on healthcare worker activity in acute care hospitals
    Daniel J Morgan
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:69-73. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Automated hand hygiene count devices may better measure compliance than human observation
    Daniel J Morgan
    School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:955-9. 2012
  4. pmc Does nonpayment for hospital-acquired catheter-associated urinary tract infections lead to overtesting and increased antimicrobial prescribing?
    Daniel J Morgan
    VA Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:923-9. 2012
  5. pmc Transfer of multidrug-resistant bacteria to healthcare workers' gloves and gowns after patient contact increases with environmental contamination
    Daniel J Morgan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:1045-51. 2012
  6. pmc The impact of Contact Isolation on the quality of inpatient hospital care
    Daniel J Morgan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22190. 2011
  7. pmc Non-prescription antimicrobial use worldwide: a systematic review
    Daniel J Morgan
    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 11:692-701. 2011
  8. pmc Improving efficiency in active surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus at hospital admission
    Daniel J Morgan
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1230-5. 2010
  9. pmc Characteristics of healthcare-associated infections contributing to unexpected in-hospital deaths
    Daniel J Morgan
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:864-6. 2010
  10. pmc Frequent multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii contamination of gloves, gowns, and hands of healthcare workers
    Daniel J Morgan
    Departments of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:716-21. 2010

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Publications39

  1. doi request reprint The Importance of Colonization with Clostridium difficile on Infection and Transmission
    Daniel J Morgan
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 17:499. 2015
    ..difficile management in patients with known disease. Infection control interventions to prevent transmission from asymptomatically colonized patients have not been determined. ..
  2. doi request reprint The effect of contact precautions on healthcare worker activity in acute care hospitals
    Daniel J Morgan
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:69-73. 2013
    ..Contact precautions are a cornerstone of infection prevention but have also been associated with less healthcare worker (HCW) contact and adverse events. We studied how contact precautions modified HCW behavior in 4 acute care facilities...
  3. doi request reprint Automated hand hygiene count devices may better measure compliance than human observation
    Daniel J Morgan
    School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:955-9. 2012
    ..Hand hygiene is considered a critical factor in the prevention of health care-associated infections, and there have been many studies on ways to measure hand hygiene compliance...
  4. pmc Does nonpayment for hospital-acquired catheter-associated urinary tract infections lead to overtesting and increased antimicrobial prescribing?
    Daniel J Morgan
    VA Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:923-9. 2012
    ..Since any urinary tract infection present on admission would not fall under this initiative, concerns have been raised that the policy may encourage more testing for and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria...
  5. pmc Transfer of multidrug-resistant bacteria to healthcare workers' gloves and gowns after patient contact increases with environmental contamination
    Daniel J Morgan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:1045-51. 2012
    ..To assess the role of environmental contamination in the transmission of multidrug-resistant bacteria to healthcare workers' clothing...
  6. pmc The impact of Contact Isolation on the quality of inpatient hospital care
    Daniel J Morgan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22190. 2011
    ..Contact Isolation is a common hospital infection prevention method that may improve infectious outcomes but may also hinder healthcare delivery...
  7. pmc Non-prescription antimicrobial use worldwide: a systematic review
    Daniel J Morgan
    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 11:692-701. 2011
    ..Non-prescription antimicrobial and antituberculosis use is common outside of North America and northern Europe and must be accounted for in public health efforts to reduce antimicrobial resistance...
  8. pmc Improving efficiency in active surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus at hospital admission
    Daniel J Morgan
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1230-5. 2010
    ..Design and setting.  Prospective cohort of adult inpatients admitted to the medical and surgical wards of a 119-bed tertiary care VA hospital...
  9. pmc Characteristics of healthcare-associated infections contributing to unexpected in-hospital deaths
    Daniel J Morgan
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:864-6. 2010
    ..Overall, 45% of bacterial isolates were multidrug resistant...
  10. pmc Frequent multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii contamination of gloves, gowns, and hands of healthcare workers
    Daniel J Morgan
    Departments of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:716-21. 2010
    ..Multidrug-resistant (MDR) gram-negative bacilli are important nosocomial pathogens...
  11. pmc Adverse outcomes associated with Contact Precautions: a review of the literature
    Daniel J Morgan
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, and the Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:85-93. 2009
    ..Whereas few would argue that CP are an important tool in infection control, many reports and small studies have observed worse noninfectious outcomes in patients on CP. However, no review of this literature exists...
  12. doi request reprint Depression, anxiety, and moods of hospitalized patients under contact precautions
    Hannah R Day
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:251-8. 2013
    ..To determine the association between contact precautions and depression or anxiety as well as feelings of anger, sadness, worry, happiness, or confusion...
  13. pmc Effects of contact precautions on patient perception of care and satisfaction: a prospective cohort study
    Preeti Mehrotra
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:1087-93. 2013
    ..To determine the association between contact precautions and patient satisfaction, we used a standardized interview for perceived issues with care...
  14. pmc A randomized controlled trial of enhanced cleaning to reduce contamination of healthcare worker gowns and gloves with multidrug-resistant bacteria
    Aaron S Hess
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:487-93. 2013
    ..Further research is needed to determine whether intense environmental cleaning will lead to significant reductions and fewer infections...
  15. pmc Association between contact precautions and delirium at a tertiary care center
    Hannah R Day
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:34-9. 2012
    ..To investigate the relationship between contact precautions and delirium among inpatients, adjusting for other factors...
  16. pmc Risk factors for development of intestinal colonization with imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the intensive care unit setting
    Anthony D Harris
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:719-22. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify potential risk factors for the development of IRPA not due to patient-to-patient transmission...
  17. pmc Frequency of Adverse Events Before, During, and After Hospital Admission
    Lindsay D Croft
    From the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, The Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, and the Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City
    South Med J 109:631-635. 2016
    ..Adverse events (AEs) are unintended physical injuries resulting from or contributed to by medical or surgical care. We determined the frequency and type of AEs before, during, and after hospital admission...
  18. doi request reprint Lessons learned from hospital Ebola preparation
    Daniel J Morgan
    1Veterans Affairs Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36:627-31. 2015
    ..Hospital Ebola preparation is underway in the United States and other countries; however, the best approach and resources involved are unknown...
  19. pmc Association between depression and contact precautions in veterans at hospital admission
    Hannah R Day
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, 685 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Infect Control 39:163-5. 2011
    ..3 vs 13.0; P = .47), and the association was stronger after adjusting for other variables (mean difference, 2.2; P = .21). Although underpowered, in the largest study to date, patients on CP tended toward more depression and anxiety...
  20. pmc Survival of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus spp. for an extended period of transport
    Gwen L Robinson
    University of Maryland, Department of Pathology, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2466-8. 2012
    ..Our study showed that transportation in Liquid Amies medium could be performed at room temperature or 4°C for up to 14 days without a decrease in recovery of MRSA or VRE...
  21. ncbi request reprint Improving the Understanding of Publicly Reported Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Data
    Max Masnick
    1Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37:1349-1354. 2016
    ..Improved methods for presenting CMS HAI data, such as the one assessed here, should be adopted to increase public understanding. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016;1-6...
  22. pmc The Effect of Contact Precautions on Frequency of Hospital Adverse Events
    Lindsay D Croft
    1Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36:1268-74. 2015
    ..To determine whether use of contact precautions on hospital ward patients is associated with patient adverse events..
  23. doi request reprint The Effect of Universal Glove and Gown Use on Adverse Events in Intensive Care Unit Patients
    Lindsay D Croft
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Clin Infect Dis 61:545-53. 2015
    ..We assessed if wearing gloves and gowns during all patient contact in the intensive care unit (ICU) changes adverse event rates...
  24. pmc Comparison of total hospital-acquired bloodstream infections to central line-associated bloodstream infections and implications for outcome measures in infection control
    Surbhi Leekha
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:984-6. 2013
    ..Total hospital-acquired BSIs could be explored as an adjunct, objective CLABSI measure. ..
  25. pmc Effect of chlorhexidine bathing and other infection control practices on the Benefits of Universal Glove and Gown (BUGG) trial: a subgroup analysis
    Daniel J Morgan
    1University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36:734-7. 2015
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  26. pmc Frequency of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing and non-KPC-producing Klebsiella species contamination of healthcare workers and the environment
    Clare Rock
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:426-9. 2014
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  27. pmc Serious mental illness and acute hospital readmission in diabetic patients
    Jennifer S Albrecht
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:503-8. 2012
    ..However, among patients ≥35 years, SMI was not significantly associated with 30-day hospital readmission (OR = 1.11; 95% CI = 0.86, 1.42). SMI may not be associated with increased odds of 30-day hospital readmission in this population...
  28. pmc Perceptions of Gown and Glove Use to Prevent Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Transmission in Nursing Homes
    Jennifer S Albrecht
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    J Am Med Dir Assoc . 2016
    ..To explore current use and perceptions of glove and gown use in nursing homes...
  29. doi request reprint Survey of infection prevention informatics use and practitioner satisfaction in US hospitals
    Max Masnick
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:891-3. 2014
    ..Infection preventionists were more satisfied than hospital epidemiologists. ..
  30. pmc Accuracy of a radiofrequency identification (RFID) badge system to monitor hand hygiene behavior during routine clinical activities
    Lisa L Pineles
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:144-7. 2014
    ..One emerging area of interest involves automated systems for monitoring HH behavior such as radiofrequency identification (RFID) tracking systems...
  31. ncbi request reprint Advancing interprofessional patient safety education for medical, nursing, and pharmacy learners during clinical rotations
    Kerri A Thom
    a Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Interprof Care 30:819-822. 2016
    ..In general, understanding and knowledge of the four competency domains in patient safety was low before the course and 100% of students reported an increase in knowledge in these domains after participating in the course...
  32. doi request reprint Research Methods in Healthcare Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship
    Daniel J Morgan
    1VA Maryland Healthcare System and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37:627-8. 2016
    ..Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016;37:627-628. ..
  33. doi request reprint Choosing Wisely in Healthcare Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship
    Daniel J Morgan
    1Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37:755-60. 2016
    ..Five runner-up recommendations are included. CONCLUSIONS These 5 SHEA Choosing Wisely and 5 runner-up items limit medical overuse. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016;37:755-760. ..
  34. pmc Lack of Patient Understanding of Hospital-Acquired Infection Data Published on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare Website
    Max Masnick
    1Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37:182-7. 2016
    ..Public reporting of hospital quality data is a key element of US healthcare reform. Data for hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are especially complex...
  35. pmc Preventing the transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms: modeling the relative importance of hand hygiene and environmental cleaning interventions
    Sean L Barnes
    Robert H Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:1156-62. 2014
    ..Hand hygiene and environmental cleaning are essential infection prevention strategies, but the relative impact of each is unknown. This information is important in assessing resource allocation...
  36. doi request reprint Touchless Technologies for Decontamination in the Hospital: a Review of Hydrogen Peroxide and UV Devices
    Michelle Doll
    Division of Infectious Disease, University of Maryland Medical Center, 725 Lombard Street, Room N550, Baltimore, MD, 21201, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 17:498. 2015
    ..Touchless cleaning technologies may provide an incremental benefit to standard practices by limiting cross-transmission of pathogens via environmental surfaces, though evidence of prevention of infections remains limited. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint Improving Incident Reporting Among Physician Trainees
    Mona Krouss
    From the University of Maryland Medical Center Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine and VA Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Patient Saf . 2016
    ..Incident reporting systems have been identified as the primary method to capture medical error and harm. Incidents are rarely reported, particularly among physician trainees...
  38. pmc Factors associated with treatment failure in vertebral osteomyelitis requiring spinal instrumentation
    Ryan Arnold
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:880-4. 2014
    ..Twenty-three percent of patients with spinal instrumentation for vertebral osteomyelitis experienced treatment failure. Treatment failure almost always occurred within the first year of spinal instrumentation. ..
  39. pmc Emergence of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing bacteria
    Ryan S Arnold
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    South Med J 104:40-5. 2011
    ..These include the need for special techniques for microbiological detection, the potential for nosocomial transmission, and therapeutic challenges related to limited, relatively unproven antimicrobial treatment options...