Michael A Rubin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial Use and Resistance
    Michael A Rubin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, 300 North 1900 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 4:491-497. 2002
  2. pmc Identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus within the nation's Veterans Affairs medical centers using natural language processing
    Makoto Jones
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:34. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint A multifaceted intervention to improve antimicrobial prescribing for upper respiratory tract infections in a small rural community
    Michael A Rubin
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:546-53. 2005
  4. pmc Use of a personal digital assistant for managing antibiotic prescribing for outpatient respiratory tract infections in rural communities
    Michael A Rubin
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, 300 North 1900 East, Room AC 230A, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:627-34. 2006
  5. pmc Does universal active MRSA surveillance influence anti-MRSA antibiotic use? A retrospective analysis of the treatment of patients admitted with suspicion of infection at Veterans Affairs Medical Centers between 2005 and 2010
    Makoto Jones
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 69:3401-8. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Double trouble: how big a problem is redundant anaerobic antibiotic coverage in Veterans Affairs medical centres?
    Benedikt Huttner
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, IDEAS Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84148, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:1537-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Initiation and termination of antibiotic regimens in Veterans Affairs hospitals
    Benedikt Huttner
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, IDEAS Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84148, USA Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 70:598-601. 2015
  8. pmc Drugs of last resort? The use of polymyxins and tigecycline at US Veterans Affairs medical centers, 2005-2010
    Benedikt Huttner
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e36649. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Economic Analysis of Veterans Affairs Initiative to Prevent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections
    Richard E Nelson
    Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, Utah Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 50:S58-65. 2016
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical decision support and appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing: a randomized trial
    Matthew H Samore
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, USA
    JAMA 294:2305-14. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial Use and Resistance
    Michael A Rubin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, 300 North 1900 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 4:491-497. 2002
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  2. pmc Identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus within the nation's Veterans Affairs medical centers using natural language processing
    Makoto Jones
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:34. 2012
    ..Assembling complete and correct microbiology data is vital to understanding and addressing the multiple drug-resistant organisms in our hospitals...
  3. ncbi request reprint A multifaceted intervention to improve antimicrobial prescribing for upper respiratory tract infections in a small rural community
    Michael A Rubin
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:546-53. 2005
    ..Antibiotic prescribing for upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) is widespread, is often inappropriate, and may contribute to antibiotic resistance among community-acquired pathogens, such as Streptococcus pneumoniae...
  4. pmc Use of a personal digital assistant for managing antibiotic prescribing for outpatient respiratory tract infections in rural communities
    Michael A Rubin
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, 300 North 1900 East, Room AC 230A, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:627-34. 2006
    ..To assess the acceptability and usage of a standalone personal digital assistant (PDA)-based clinical decision-support system (CDSS) for the diagnosis and management of acute respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in the outpatient setting...
  5. pmc Does universal active MRSA surveillance influence anti-MRSA antibiotic use? A retrospective analysis of the treatment of patients admitted with suspicion of infection at Veterans Affairs Medical Centers between 2005 and 2010
    Makoto Jones
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 69:3401-8. 2014
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Double trouble: how big a problem is redundant anaerobic antibiotic coverage in Veterans Affairs medical centres?
    Benedikt Huttner
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, IDEAS Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84148, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:1537-9. 2012
    ..To assess the prevalence of, and the variation in, avoidable use of metronidazole in the Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system..
  7. doi request reprint Initiation and termination of antibiotic regimens in Veterans Affairs hospitals
    Benedikt Huttner
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, IDEAS Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84148, USA Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 70:598-601. 2015
    ..To assess rates of starting or stopping antibiotics across different hospitals...
  8. pmc Drugs of last resort? The use of polymyxins and tigecycline at US Veterans Affairs medical centers, 2005-2010
    Benedikt Huttner
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e36649. 2012
    ..Polymyxin use in particular is associated with the presence of MDR Gram-negative pathogens and may be useful as a surveillance measure in the future...
  9. doi request reprint Economic Analysis of Veterans Affairs Initiative to Prevent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections
    Richard E Nelson
    Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, Utah Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 50:S58-65. 2016
    ..The objective of this analysis was to quantify the budget impact and cost effectiveness of this initiative...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical decision support and appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing: a randomized trial
    Matthew H Samore
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, USA
    JAMA 294:2305-14. 2005
    ..The impact of clinical decision support systems (CDSS) on antimicrobial prescribing in ambulatory settings has not previously been evaluated...
  11. pmc Influenza, Winter Olympiad, 2002
    Adi V Gundlapalli
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:144-6. 2006
    ..Influenza A/B was diagnosed in 36 of 188 patients, including 13 athletes. Prompt management limited the spread of this outbreak...
  12. doi request reprint Agreement in classifying bloodstream infections among multiple reviewers conducting surveillance
    Jeanmarie Mayer
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:364-70. 2012
    ..We aim to characterize agreement among infection preventionists (IPs) conducting surveillance for central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) with each other and as compared with simplified laboratory-based definitions...
  13. doi request reprint Long-term care facilities in Utah: a description of human and information technology resources applied to infection control practice
    Makoto Jones
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:446-50. 2012
    ..We assessed the IC human resources, IT infrastructure, and IC scope of practice at LTCFs in Utah...
  14. pmc Decolonization with Mupirocin and Subsequent Risk of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Carriage in Veterans Affairs Hospitals
    Richard E Nelson
    George E Whalen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 500 Foothill Drive, GRECC 182, Salt Lake City, UT, 84148, USA
    Infect Dis Ther 1:1. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of decolonization with mupirocin on subsequent MRSA carriage...
  15. doi request reprint Health care-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections increases the risk of postdischarge mortality
    Richard E Nelson
    IDEAS Center, Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health System, Salt Lake City, UT Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 43:38-43. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify the effect of MRSA health care-acquired infections (HAIs) on mortality after hospital discharge...
  16. pmc A simulation-based assessment of strategies to control Clostridium difficile transmission and infection
    Michael A Rubin
    Department of Internal Medicine, George E Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e80671. 2013
    ..Although "bundled" interventions have been proposed and promoted, optimal control strategies remain unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Finding 'Evidence of Absence' in Medical Notes: Using NLP for Clinical Inferencing
    Marjorie E Carter
    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 226:79-82. 2016
    ..Human review revealed three primary causes for false negatives. The lexicon and NLP pipeline were refined using this information, resulting in outputs with an acceptable false positive rate of 11%. ..
  18. doi request reprint Parenteral to oral conversion of fluoroquinolones: low-hanging fruit for antimicrobial stewardship programs?
    Makoto Jones
    IDEAS Center, VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, Utah 84148, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:362-7. 2012
    ..To estimate avoidable intravenous (IV) fluoroquinolone use in Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals...
  19. doi request reprint Dissemination and sustainability of a hospital-wide hand hygiene program emphasizing positive reinforcement
    Jeanmarie Mayer
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:59-66. 2011
    ..To increase and sustain hospital-wide compliance with hand hygiene through a long-term ongoing multidimensional improvement program emphasizing behavioral factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Caspofungin in combination with itraconazole for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis in humans
    Michael A Rubin
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1160-1. 2002

Research Grants1

  1. Antibiotic use and bacteriuria in the rural nursing home
    Michael Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2007
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