Jennifer S Myers
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Chasing high performance: best business practices for using health information technology to advance patient safetyJennifer 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...
- Improving resource utilization in a teaching hospital: development of a nonteaching service for chest pain admissionsJennifer 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...
- Are discharge summaries teachable? The effects of a discharge summary curriculum on the quality of discharge summaries in an internal medicine residency programJennifer 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...
- Internal medicine and general surgery residents' attitudes about the ACGME duty hours regulations: a multicenter studyJennifer 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...
- A randomized-controlled trial of computerized alerts to reduce unapproved medication abbreviation useJennifer 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...
- Improving the Safety of Oral Chemotherapy at an Academic Medical CenterNirav 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...
- Using peers to assess handoffs: a pilot studyC 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...
- Improving sepsis care through systems change: the impact of a medical emergency teamBabak 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...
- Resident and RN perceptions of the impact of a medical emergency team on education and patient safety in an academic medical centerBabak 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...
- Timeliness and quality of surgical discharge summaries after the implementation of an electronic formatCaroline 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...
- Teaching about how doctors think: a longitudinal curriculum in cognitive bias and diagnostic error for residentsJames 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...
- Seen through their eyes: residents' reflections on the cognitive and contextual components of diagnostic errors in medicineAlexis 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...
- An elderly woman with 'heart failure': cognitive biases and diagnostic errorNikhil 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. ..
- Building the pipeline: the creation of a residency training pathway for future physician leaders in health care qualityNeha 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...