Jennifer S Myers

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chasing high performance: best business practices for using health information technology to advance patient safety
    Jennifer S Myers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e121-5. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Improving resource utilization in a teaching hospital: development of a nonteaching service for chest pain admissions
    Jennifer S Myers
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:432-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Are discharge summaries teachable? The effects of a discharge summary curriculum on the quality of discharge summaries in an internal medicine residency program
    Jennifer S Myers
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Penn Tower Suite 2009, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:S5-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Internal medicine and general surgery residents' attitudes about the ACGME duty hours regulations: a multicenter study
    Jennifer S Myers
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:1052-8. 2006
  5. pmc A randomized-controlled trial of computerized alerts to reduce unapproved medication abbreviation use
    Jennifer S Myers
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:17-23. 2011
  6. pmc Improving the Safety of Oral Chemotherapy at an Academic Medical Center
    Nirav N Shah
    Abramson Cancer Center and Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    J Oncol Pract 12:e71-6. 2016
  7. pmc Using peers to assess handoffs: a pilot study
    C Jessica Dine
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Pulmonary Penn Lung Cancer, PCAM, 1 West Pavilion 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1008-13. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Improving sepsis care through systems change: the impact of a medical emergency team
    Babak Sarani
    Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:179-82, 125. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Resident and RN perceptions of the impact of a medical emergency team on education and patient safety in an academic medical center
    Babak Sarani
    Departments of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:3091-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Timeliness and quality of surgical discharge summaries after the implementation of an electronic format
    Caroline E Reinke
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgery Education, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 4 Maloney, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 207:7-16. 2014

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Chasing high performance: best business practices for using health information technology to advance patient safety
    Jennifer S Myers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e121-5. 2012
    ..We discuss the current state of health information technology in the patient safety movement, how this technology can contribute to high organizational performance, and some caveats...
  2. ncbi request reprint Improving resource utilization in a teaching hospital: development of a nonteaching service for chest pain admissions
    Jennifer S Myers
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:432-5. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that a nonteaching service designed to identify and admit low-risk chest pain patients should reduce those pressures...
  3. ncbi request reprint Are discharge summaries teachable? The effects of a discharge summary curriculum on the quality of discharge summaries in an internal medicine residency program
    Jennifer S Myers
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Penn Tower Suite 2009, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:S5-8. 2006
    ..We investigated the impact of a curriculum aimed at improving the quality (i.e., complete, organized, succinct, internally consistent, and readable) of interns' discharge summaries...
  4. ncbi request reprint Internal medicine and general surgery residents' attitudes about the ACGME duty hours regulations: a multicenter study
    Jennifer S Myers
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:1052-8. 2006
    ..To assess internal medicine and general surgery residents' attitudes about the effects of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hours regulations on medical errors, quality of patient care, and residency experiences...
  5. pmc A randomized-controlled trial of computerized alerts to reduce unapproved medication abbreviation use
    Jennifer S Myers
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:17-23. 2011
    ..81). This work demonstrates the effects that alert systems can have on physician behavior in a non-computerized environment and in the absence of knowledge...
  6. pmc Improving the Safety of Oral Chemotherapy at an Academic Medical Center
    Nirav N Shah
    Abramson Cancer Center and Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    J Oncol Pract 12:e71-6. 2016
    ..In this quality improvement project, we sought to examine our current process for the prescription of OC at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania and to improve on its safety...
  7. pmc Using peers to assess handoffs: a pilot study
    C Jessica Dine
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Pulmonary Penn Lung Cancer, PCAM, 1 West Pavilion 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1008-13. 2013
    ..Handoffs among post-graduate year 1 (PGY1) trainees occur with high frequency. Peer assessment of handoff competence would add a new perspective on how well the handoff information helped them to provide optimal patient care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Improving sepsis care through systems change: the impact of a medical emergency team
    Babak Sarani
    Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:179-82, 125. 2008
    ..The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania achieved a significant reduction in the time between prescription and administration of antibiotics by embedding a pharmacist in an MET to facilitate antibiotic delivery...
  9. ncbi request reprint Resident and RN perceptions of the impact of a medical emergency team on education and patient safety in an academic medical center
    Babak Sarani
    Departments of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:3091-6. 2009
    ..To assess the perceptions of residents and RNs about the effects of a medical emergency team on patient safety and their own educational experiences...
  10. doi request reprint Timeliness and quality of surgical discharge summaries after the implementation of an electronic format
    Caroline E Reinke
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgery Education, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 4 Maloney, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 207:7-16. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the timeliness and quality of EDS compared with dictated summaries for surgical patients, which has not previously been evaluated...
  11. doi request reprint Teaching about how doctors think: a longitudinal curriculum in cognitive bias and diagnostic error for residents
    James B Reilly
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, West Penn Allegheny Health System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:1044-50. 2013
    ..While the role of cognitive-based diagnostic errors has been increasingly recognised among safety experts, literature describing strategies to teach about this important problem is scarce...
  12. pmc Seen through their eyes: residents' reflections on the cognitive and contextual components of diagnostic errors in medicine
    Alexis R Ogdie
    Division of Rheumatology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 87:1361-7. 2012
    ..The authors explored the cognitive and contextual components of diagnostic errors described by internal medicine resident physicians through the use of an educational intervention...
  13. doi request reprint An elderly woman with 'heart failure': cognitive biases and diagnostic error
    Nikhil Mull
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA E mail
    Cleve Clin J Med 82:745-53. 2015
    ..Errors in diagnosis can arise from the clinician's cognitive biases as well as from problems in the healthcare system. Here the authors review a case with a bad outcome to analyze what went wrong and why. ..
  14. doi request reprint Building the pipeline: the creation of a residency training pathway for future physician leaders in health care quality
    Neha Patel
    Dr Patel is assistant professor of clinical medicine, Department of Medicine, Director of Quality, Section of Hospital Medicine, and codirector, Healthcare Leadership in Quality track, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Dr Brennan is professor of medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and senior vice president and chief medical officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Dr Metlay is chief, General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Dr Bellini is professor of medicine and vice chair for education, Department of Medicine, and vice dean for faculty affairs, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Dr Shannon is Louise Nerancy Professor of Health Policy Science and executive vice president for health affairs, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia Dr Myers is associate professor of clinical medicine, Department of Medicine, associate designated institutional official, Quality and Safety in Graduate Medical Education, and codirector, Healthcare Leadership in Quality track, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Acad Med 90:185-90. 2015
    ..Although most residency programs incorporate QI and patient safety principles into their curricula, few provide a specialized training program for residents exploring careers as physician leaders in quality...