Summary: Management of the internal organization of the hospital.
Publications259 found, 100 shown here
- A modification of the Elixhauser comorbidity measures into a point system for hospital death using administrative dataCarl van Walraven
Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Med Care 47:626-33. 2009..However, the Elixhauser classification system requires 30 binary variables, making its use for reporting and analysis of comorbidity cumbersome...
- Risk-adjusting hospital inpatient mortality using automated inpatient, outpatient, and laboratory databasesGabriel J Escobar
Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Systems Research Initiative and Perinatal Research Unit, Oakland, California 94612, USA
Med Care 46:232-9. 2008..To develop a risk-adjustment methodology that maximizes the use of automated physiology and diagnosis data from the time period preceding hospitalization...
- What distinguishes top-performing hospitals in acute myocardial infarction mortality rates? A qualitative studyLeslie A Curry
Yale School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital, Connecticut, USA
Ann Intern Med 154:384-90. 2011..Mortality rates for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) vary substantially across hospitals, even when adjusted for patient severity; however, little is known about hospital factors that may influence this variation...
- Hospital safety climate surveys: measurement issuesJeanette Jackson
Industrial Psychology Research Centre, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Curr Opin Crit Care 16:632-8. 2010..These can be a diagnostic indicator on the state of safety in a hospital. This review examines recent studies using staff surveys of hospital safety climate, focussing on measurement issues...
- Conflicting measures of hospital quality: ratings from "Hospital Compare" versus "Best Hospitals"Lakshmi K Halasyamani
Department of Internal Medicine, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48197, USA
J Hosp Med 2:128-34. 2007..We compared the ranking of U.S. News and World Report's "Best Hospitals" with Hospital Compare performance ratings...
- A comparison of the performance of a model based on administrative data and a model based on clinical data: effect of severity of illness on standardized mortality ratios of intensive care unitsSylvia Brinkman
Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Crit Care Med 40:373-8. 2012....
- The impact of legislative versus non-legislative quality policy in health care: a comparison between two countriesE M Sluijs
NIVEL, The Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Health Policy 58:99-119. 2001..The difference between the national approach in The Netherlands and the decentralized approach in Finland did not, as we had assumed, result in more regional variation in QM in Finland...
- The Dutch hospital standardised mortality ratio (HSMR) method and cardiac surgery: benchmarking in a national cohort using hospital administration data versus a clinical databaseS Siregar
Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Heart 100:702-10. 2014To compare the accuracy of data from hospital administration databases and a national clinical cardiac surgery database and to compare the performance of the Dutch hospital standardised mortality ratio (HSMR) method and the logistic ..
- Changes in hospital competitive strategy: a new medical arms race?Kelly J Devers
Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
Health Serv Res 38:447-69. 2003..e., service, amenities, perceived quality) dimensions, and the reasons for any observed shifts...
- Memorial Hermann: high reliability from board to bedsideM Michael Shabot
Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:253-7. 2013....
- Improving efficiency and value in health care: introductionIrene Fraser
Health Serv Res 43:1781-6. 2008
- Exploring improvements in patient logistics in Dutch hospitals with a surveyWineke A M van Lent
Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, BE, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 12:232. 2012..We therefore examined the approaches and tools used to improve patient logistics in Dutch hospitals, the reported effects of these approaches on performance, the applied support structure and the methods used to evaluate the effects...
- A Rasch model analysis of technology usage in Minnesota hospitalsJohn R Olson
Operations and Supply Chain Management Department, University of St Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave, St Paul, MN 55115, USA
Int J Med Inform 81:527-38. 2012..To identify whether the level of difficulty varied among various healthcare technologies. In addition, to examine the whether the degree of healthcare technology adoption was related to patient safety...
- Validity of information on comorbidity derived rom ICD-9-CCM administrative dataHude Quan
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
Med Care 40:675-85. 2002..The predictive ability of comorbidity information in the two data sets for predicting in-hospital mortality was also compared...
- Longitudinal analysis on the development of hospital quality management systems in the NetherlandsMichel Dückers
NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Otterstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Int J Qual Health Care 21:330-40. 2009....
- Accuracy of hospital report cards based on administrative dataLaurent G Glance
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 601, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Health Serv Res 41:1413-37. 2006....
- Patient safety climate in 92 US hospitals: differences by work area and disciplineSara J Singer
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Med Care 47:23-31. 2009..A better understanding of how patient safety climate differs among distinct work areas and disciplines in hospitals would facilitate the design and implementation of interventions...
- Effects of hospitals' structural clinical integration on efficiency and patient outcomeKwangsoo Lee
Missouri Patient Care Review Foundation, Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
Health Serv Manage Res 15:234-44. 2002..However, the study found that hospitals with highly integrated structures showed no immediate financial benefit. Structural clinical integration has only an indirect effect on patient care outcomes...
- The impact of computerized provider order entry systems on inpatient clinical workflow: a literature reviewZahra Niazkhani
Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:539-49. 2009..Regarding the diversity of findings in the literature, we conclude that more multi-method research is needed to explore CPOE's multidimensional and collective impact on especially collaborative workflow...
- Restructuring patient flow logistics around patient care needs: implications and practicalities from three critical casesStefano Villa
Center for Research in Health and Social Care Management, Cergas, Bocconi University, Viale Isonzo 23, 20135 Milan, Italy
Health Care Manag Sci 12:155-65. 2009..The paper ends by discussing some policy implications. In fact, the results achieved in the three cases investigated provide interesting material for further discussion on clinical, operational, and economic issues...
- Measuring patient safety culture: an assessment of the clustering of responses at unit level and hospital levelM Smits
NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Qual Saf Health Care 18:292-6. 2009....
- An overview of patient safety climate in the VAChristine W Hartmann
Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, A VA Center of Excellence, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
Health Serv Res 43:1263-84. 2008..To assess variation in safety climate across VA hospitals nationally...
- Health promotion in hospitals--a strategy to improve quality in health careOliver Groene
WHO European Office for Integrated Health Care Services, Barcelona, Spain
Eur J Public Health 15:6-8. 2005
- The long road to patient safety: a status report on patient safety systemsDaniel R Longo
Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, MO 65212, USA
JAMA 294:2858-65. 2005..These reports resulted in a new paradigm that, rather than centering on individual errors, focuses on the "systems" necessary to facilitate and enhance quality and protect patients...
- Use of electronic health records in U.S. hospitalsAshish K Jha
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 360:1628-38. 2009..Despite a consensus that the use of health information technology should lead to more efficient, safer, and higher-quality care, there are no reliable estimates of the prevalence of adoption of electronic health records in U.S. hospitals...
- Hospitals in Hurricane Katrina: challenges facing custodial institutions in a disasterBradford H Gray
Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:283-98. 2007..This paper explores what happened in New Orleans-area hospitals during and after Hurricane Katrina and why hospitals had such varied experiences. We conclude with lessons based on the Katrina experience...
- An empirical assessment of social structural and cultural change in clinical directoratesJeffrey Braithwaite
Centre for Clinical Governance Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Health Care Anal 14:185-93. 2006..This being the case, the paper questions the benefits alleged to have accrued from establishing CDs and calls for more effective, micro-behavioural change strategies than merely altering the structure...
- Redirecting patients to improve stroke outcomes: implications of a volume-based approach in one urban marketMark E Votruba
Department of Economics, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Med Care 44:1129-36. 2006..An alternative approach could direct patients to hospitals treating greater volumes of stroke patients...
- What is driving hospitals' patient-safety efforts?Kelly J Devers
Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 23:103-15. 2004..Professional and market initiatives have also facilitated improvement, but hospitals report that these have had less impact to date...
- Enterprise resource planning for hospitalsGodefridus G van Merode
Department of Health Organization, Policy and Economics, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Int J Med Inform 73:493-501. 2004..ERP can be very useful for planning and controlling the deterministic processes...
- Process-based organization design and hospital efficiencyAntonio Vera
Department of Healthcare Management, University of Cologne, Albertus Magnus Platz, Germany
Health Care Manage Rev 32:55-65. 2007..The central idea of process-based organization design is that organizing a firm around core business processes leads to cost reductions and quality improvements...
- East-west: does it make a difference to hospital efficiencies in Ukraine?Anatoly I Pilyavsky
Lviv Academy of Commerce, Lviv, Ukraine
Health Econ 15:1173-86. 2006....
- Converging patterns in hospital organization: beyond the professional bureaucracyFederico Lega
Bocconi University, Public Administration and Health, c o CERGAS Bocconi, Viale Isonzo 23, 20135 Milan, Italy
Health Policy 74:261-81. 2005..Challenges and managerial implications of this more and more widely diffused organizational paradigm are debated in the last part of the study...
- Current and future use of ICT for patient care and management in German acute hospitals--a comparison of the nursing and the hospital managers' perspectivesU Hubner
University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück, Department of Business Management and Social Sciences, Healthcare Informatics Unit, Germany
Methods Inf Med 44:528-36. 2005..Since the degree of ICT coverage in hospitals depends on the attitude of the key decision makers we also wanted to capture their plans and priorities and herewith try to predict future use...
- Patient safety culture measurement and improvement: a "how to" guideMark Fleming
CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Saint Mary s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Healthc Q 8:14-9. 2005
- The impact of leadership and quality climate on hospital performanceHelen Shipton
Aston Business School, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
Int J Qual Health Care 20:439-45. 2008....
- Balancing accountability and improvement: a case study from MassachusettsD P Smith
Clinical Data Policy and Research, Massachusetts Hospital Association, 5 New England Executive Park, Burlington, MA 01803 5096, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 26:299-312. 2000....
- Impact of internal and external environmental pressures on hospital inefficiencyM D Rosko
Department of Health and Medical Services Administration, School of Business Administration, Widener University, Chester, PA 19013, USA
Health Care Manag Sci 2:63-74. 1999..The second stage analysis found that measured inefficiency was negatively related with industry concentration (Herfindahl index), public payment policy, and unemployment rate and positively related with for-profit status...
- Identifying organizational capacities and incentives for clinical data-sharing: the case of a regional perinatal information systemLisa M Korst
Childbirth Research Associates, LLC Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:195-7. 2008..This data center case suggests four requirements for sharing data across organizations: 1) a readiness assessment; 2) a perceived mandate; 3) a formal governance structure; and 4) a third party IT component...
- Examining quality improvement programs: the case of Minnesota hospitalsJohn R Olson
Department of Decision Sciences, Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA
Health Serv Res 43:1787-806. 2008..To determine if there is a hierarchy of improvement program adoption by hospitals and outline that hierarchy...
- The implementation of quality management systems in hospitals: a comparison between three countriesC Wagner
NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 6:50. 2006....
- Measuring hospital cost efficiency with panel data modelsM Linna
National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
Health Econ 7:415-27. 1998..The state subsidy reform of 1993 did not seem to have any observable effects on the hospital efficiency...
- Cost efficiency of US hospitals: a stochastic frontier approachM D Rosko
School of Business Administration, Widener University, Chester, PA 19013, USA
Health Econ 10:539-51. 2001..Inefficiency was negatively associated with health maintenance organization (HMO) penetration and industry concentration. It was positively related with Medicare share and for-profit ownership status...
- Towards improving hospital performance in Uganda and Zambia: reflections and opportunities for autonomyKara Hanson
Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Health Policy 61:73-94. 2002....
- Non-parametric and parametric applications measuring efficiency in health careBruce Hollingsworth
Health Economics Unit, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, PO Box 477, West Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria 3081, Australia
Health Care Manag Sci 6:203-18. 2003..The paper is meant as a resource in itself, but also points to the future in terms of possible directions for research in efficiency measurement in health care and health...
- [Impact of new information and communication technologies (NTIC) on hospital administration and patient management. Care Network for Diagnosing and Treating Neurologic Emergencies]T Moulin
Hopital Jean Minjoz, Service de Neurologie, 3 bd Fleming, 25030 Besancon
Sante Publique 15:191-200. 2003..It is in this manner that the RAIDS-UN networks will support other initiatives such as the Towards Unity for Health project...
- The 2008 American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize. Winner: Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, Michigan. A clear-eyed approach to qualityLee Ann Runy
Hosp Health Netw 82:54-7. 2008
- Would tort reform improve patient safety?Steven Delashmutt
Emergency Department, St Elizabeth Health Services, Baker City, Ore, USA
Trustee 58:20-2. 2005
- 25 simple steps to save patients' livesLee Ann Runy
Trustee 58:12-4, 19-21, 1. 2005..Sometimes common sense is all you need for patient safety. This practical action list provides direction for all staff...
- Drill down with root cause analysisAnn McDonald
Ann McDonald and Associates, Hopewell, N J, USA
Nurs Manage 36:26-31; quiz 31-2. 2005..Review the structure of an effective critical event analysis and suggestions for completing documentation and maximizing knowledge while protecting your organization from litigation...
- Creating a safe learning organizationJulie J Mohr
Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
Front Health Serv Manage 22:41-4; discussion 51-4. 2005
- Use Baldrige criteria to advance excellencePatrice Spath
Brown Spath and Associates, Forest Grove, OR, USA
Hosp Peer Rev 29:69-72. 2004
- Patient safety: the way we do the workJames B Conway
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
Front Health Serv Manage 22:45-9; discussion 51-4. 2005
- Holding American hospitals accountable: rhetoric and realityCarolyn L Wiener
School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
Nurs Inq 11:82-90. 2004....
- Cultural transformation. Changing your organization's mind-set by identifying the root causesLee Ann Runy
Hosp Health Netw 79:65, 67-70, 2. 2005..How can leaders build a culture in which staff members not only accept but actually embrace change to achieve excellence?..
- Quality as gospel. They might be devoted to different approaches and processes, but healthcare executives are taking on quality improvement with almost religious zealMark Taylor
Mod Healthc 35:32-4, 36, 38 passim. 2005
- Manage organizational fear to improve safetyPatrice Spath
Brown Spath and Associates, Forest Grove, OR, USA
Hosp Peer Rev 29:145-8. 2004
- Patient safety proves elusive. Five years after publication of the IOM's 'To Err is Human,' there's plenty of activity on patient safety, but progress is another matterJohn Morrissey
Mod Healthc 34:6-7, 24-5, 28-32. 2004..quot;We've only begun," says Donald Berwick, left, president and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement...
- Lucian Leape on patient safety in U.S. hospitals. Interview by Peter I BuerhausLucian Leape
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 36:366-70. 2004..To describe and discuss the status of patient safety in U.S. hospitals...
- Taming the measurement monsterPatrice L Spath
Brown Spath and Associates, Forest Grove, Oregon, USA
Front Health Serv Manage 23:3-14. 2007..There is no denying that the focus on measurement has advanced the quality of patient care. Healthcare organizations must create the systems necessary to sustain these gains and move forward toward ever better patient care...
- Improvement and innovation in hospital operations: a key to organizational healthMatthew Lambert
Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, Elmhurst, Illinois, USA
Front Health Serv Manage 20:39-45. 2004
- Hospital capacity, productivity, and patient safety--it all flows togetherRichard S Zimmerman
Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Front Health Serv Manage 20:33-8. 2004
- Complexity made simple. Interview by David Ollier WeberTom Petzinger
Hosp Health Netw 78:54-6, 59, 2. 2004....
- "Going solid": a model of system dynamics and consequences for patient safetyR Cook
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 14:130-4. 2005..Because the model addresses the dynamic aspects of safety, it is particularly suited to understanding current conditions in modern healthcare delivery and the way these conditions may lead to accidents...
- The foundation of leadership in Baldrige winning organizationsGeoffrey S Calhoun
Baxter International, USA
Mod Healthc . 2007
- Front-line staff perspectives on opportunities for improving the safety and efficiency of hospital work systemsAnita L Tucker
Harvard Business School, Morgan Hall 431, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163, USA
Health Serv Res 43:1807-29. 2008..To contrast the safety-related concerns raised by front-line staff about hospital work systems (operational failures) with national patient safety initiatives...
- Creating a learning culture for quality and leadership. Panel discussionDavid Callender
Hosp Health Netw 80:78-87. 2006..Health Forum would like to thank all of the participants for their open and candid discussion, as well as GE Healthcare for sponsoring this event...
- Hospitals still lag in developing safe practicesKimberly Rask
Healthcare Benchmarks Qual Improv 14:130-2. 2007..Pilot-testing practices and important strategic approach in proactive safety improvement stance. Physician participation is essential if you want to get those compliance rates up...
- Is hospital patient care becoming safer? A conversation with Lucian Leape. Interview by Peter I. BuerhausLucian Leape
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w687-96. 2007....
- Applying the Toyota Production System: using a patient safety alert system to reduce errorCathie Furman
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:376-86. 2007..A policy statement, senior executive commitment, dedicated resources, a 24-hour hotline, and communication were all key features of implementation...
- Special report: quality of care survey. Doctors say many obstacles block paths to patient safetyBill Steiger
Physician Exec 33:6-14. 2007
- Special report: quality of care survey. Quality models: selecting the best model to deliver resultsWilliam Martin
Department of Management, College of Commerce, DePaul University, Chicago, USA
Physician Exec 33:24-31. 2007
- How to make innovation happen--Part 2Akran Boutros
St Francis Hospital, The Heart Center, Roslyn, New York, USA
Physician Exec 33:52-5. 2007
- Creating a culture of patient safetyLee Ann Runy
Hosp Health Netw 81:51-6, 2. 2007..This foldout provides a five-step process for strengthening your safety efforts, offers a checklist for CEOs and describes a successful program you can adapt...
- Putting the focus on patient safety. Why this needs to be a top issueRichard C Breon
Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Healthc Exec 22:62, 64. 2007
- What patient safety looks like. Six steps that mark an organization that really cares about medical errorsWilliam Jessee
Medical Group Management Association, Englewood, Colo, USA
Mod Healthc 36:18. 2006
- Meeting the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services requirements for quality assessment and performance improvement: a model for hospitalsLaura M Rogers
Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 21:325-30. 2006..The use of this model provided nurse leaders an opportunity to improve patient care as well as meet the CMS requirements for QAPI...
- Creating a systems approach to patient safety through better teamworkStephen M Powell
Healthcare Team Training, LLC, USA
Biomed Instrum Technol 40:205-7. 2006....
- Health for life. 6 keys to safer hospitalsDonald M Berwick
Newsweek 146:76-8. 2005
- Resistance to patient safety initiativesEdward J O'Connor
University of Colorado, Denver, USA
Physician Exec 31:64-7. 2005
- Executive dialog series. The quest for qualityMary Cooper
Hosp Health Netw 79:68-77. 2005
- Disclosure of medical errors: ethical considerations for the development of a facility policy and organizational culture changeLinda L Henry
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
Policy Polit Nurs Pract 6:127-34. 2005....
- The role of organizational infrastructure in implementation of hospitals' quality improvementJeffrey A Alexander
School of Public Health, University of Michigan, USA
Hosp Top 84:11-20. 2006....
- Searching for a single voice. Various factors and groups affect the quality movement's quest to coalesce around a main strategy that will improve patient careAndis Robeznieks
Mod Healthc 36:6-7, 14-5, 1. 2006..Some, like Cassy Horack, left, who is director of her hospital's quality initiatives, say that hospitals should work on quality from the inside out. Others believe universal benchmarks should determine what is quality care...
- Hospital response to public reporting of quality indicatorsMary Laschober
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 28:61-76. 2007....
- Can we really save 5 million lives?Karen Sandrick
Hosp Health Netw 82:60-2, 1. 2008..Hospitals leapt at the challenge to save 100,000 lives through evidence-based medicine. Now that the goal is dramatically higher, how are hospitals responding?..
- Innovating for the futureLeanne Kaiser Carlson
Kaiser Consulting, USA
Physician Exec 32:30-4. 2006
- Taking the measure of inpatient EHRs. Hospitals inch closer to certified productsJane Metzger
First Consulting Group, USA
J AHIMA 78:24-30; quiz 33-4. 2007
- Crossing the quality chasm: implications for health services administration educationBernard J Horak
Health Systems Administration Program, Georgetown University, Box 571107, 3700 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20057 1107, USA
J Health Adm Educ 21:15-38. 2004..Examples of curriculum content are provided from HSA programs at Georgetown University, University of Washington, and University of California at Berkeley...
- An approach to hospital quality improvementJon D Lurie
Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
Med Clin North Am 86:825-45. 2002..Improvements start with thinking about the way work is done and reflecting on how the work might be done differently to meet and exceed patients' needs and expectations...
- Assessing medical error in health care. Developing a "culture of safety"Mark A Kadzielski
Health Prog 83:31-5. 2002
- Patient safety. Quest for quality: lessons learned, challenges metAnn Lee Runy
Hosp Health Netw 76:24-5. 2002
- Making the business case for patient safetyWilliam B Weeks
White River Junction Field Office, VA National Center for Patient Safety, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:51-4, 1. 2003..The authors explain why there appears to be a business case for health care organizations to make investments to enhance patient safety...
- Do the right thing. New reports show managers must take responsibility for creating a culture of safetyJohn Morrissey
Mod Healthc 33:8-9. 2003
- The Leapfrog standards: ready to jump from marketplace to courtroom?Michelle M Mello
Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 22:46-59. 2003..This undesirable potential outcome compounds the importance of selecting these standards with the utmost care...
- Quest for quality prizeLee Ann Runy
Hosp Health Netw 77:75-82, 2. 2003..Abington (Pa.) Memorial Hospital won this year's American Hospital Quest for Quality Prize for its patient safety program, which aims to head off harm when errors occur...
- Healthcare LeanJohn C Long
Lfan Concepts, Detroit, USA
Mich Health Hosp 39:54-5. 2003..Healthcare Lean is based on the Toyota production system and applies concepts and techniques of Lean Thinking to hospitals and physician practices...
- True patient safety begins at the top. Leaders at one large health system rally around safety, avoid blame gameJ P White
Integris Health, Oklahoma City, USA
Physician Exec 27:40-5. 2001..Figuring out how to convince employees that patient safety is their first priority means developing an extensive communication and education program...
- Proposed changes to the hospital-medical staff relationship to improve quality of careElizabeth A Snelson
Ann Health Law 12:265-75, table of contents. 2003..Ms. Snelson advocates for the inclusion of the medical staff organization in exclusive contract and other clinical decision-making, and includes sample bylaw language enacting her recommendations...
- Shuttling toward a safety culture. Healthcare can learn from probe panel's findings on the Columbia disasterAllan Frankel
Partners HealthCare System, Boston, USA
Mod Healthc 34:21. 2004
- The American Hospital Quest for Quality PrizeLee Ann Runy
Trustee 55:15-20, 1. 2002..The new American Hospital Quest for Quality Prize honors organizations that have made exceptional improvements in quality of care and patient safety. See what is possible for your organization...
- Development of Inhaled Vancomycin for Treatment of MRSA Infections in CFTaneli Jouhikainen; Fiscal Year: 2012..only in intravenous form, and has severe toxicities that limit its use to expensive and inconvenient hospital administration. To address the documented need for additional therapies to address this condition, Savara Inc...
- The Effect of Hypertonic Resuscitation for Blunt TraumaEileen Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2005..The specific aims for this proposal include: Aim 1: To determine the impact of pre-hospital administration of hypertonic saline/dextran on the development of organ failure following blunt traumatic injury with ..
- POINT-OF-CARE DECISION SUPPORT FOR NURSINGRICHARD MOBERG; Fiscal Year: 2005..transfer of information from "providers" (publishers, manufacturers, drug companies, regulatory agencies, hospital administration, etc.) to "users" (the nurses at the bedside)...
- INDIANA REGIONAL CANCER CENTERLLOYD EVERSON; Fiscal Year: 1992..We have significant levels of commitment from hospital administration, with over $465,000 contributed to support the administrative component and over $150,000 given in direct ..
- CALIFORNIA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM CCOPPeter Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 1992..and specialists in cancer control research activities; and to seek and obtain financial commitments from hospital administration and the California Healthcare System for the costs of the CCOP...
- Improving Care for the Dying: Transforming Patiens's Wi*John Combes; Fiscal Year: 2005..A tool will be developed to measure outcomes including length of stay, patient satisfaction and financial implications of hospital-based palliative care. ..
- Clinical Decision Support in Community Hospitals: Barriers & FacilitatorsJoan S Ash; Fiscal Year: 2010..S. hospitals to Increase quality, safety and efficiency benefits from CPOE with CDS. ..
- DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEYJeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2006..In short, NDATSS is well-positioned to become the critical source of information for monitoring and analyzing the on-going evolution of the nation's outpatient drug abuse treatment system. ..
- Health Information Technology Value in Rural HospitalsMarcia Ward; Fiscal Year: 2006..The toolkits will facilitate rural hospitals' ability to utilize current and emerging evidence to guide HIT investment and implementation decisions that fit their particular healthcare environment. ..
- Hospital quality indicatorsJeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Preparing rural and urban hospitals to improve safety culture through simulationDavid Gaba; Fiscal Year: 2007..We will also use multiple methods, including process measures and participant evaluations, to evaluate simulation qualitatively. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Post-Trial Access for Insured and Uninsured ParticipantsJoel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Proactive risk assessment in the ED: Building the 'safety case'Robert Wears; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Lymphoma in Autoimmune Disease: Consequence of Immune Suppression or Stimulation?Sasha Bernatsky; Fiscal Year: 2008..Our proposed project will help identify patients at highest risk for lymphoma and provide guidance regarding initiation and maintenance of therapy to control SLE. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- co-Trimoxazole in Zambian Infants (TZI)CHRISTOPHER GILL; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Mechanism Underlying the Effects of Blue Light in HumansSTEVEN LOCKLEY; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Perinatal Regionalization and Quality of CareScott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Socio-Technical Probabilistic Risk Assessment in Home Health CareMichael Silver; Fiscal Year: 2007..Home health providers will be able to use this information to develop better care processes and to keep more people at home and out of the hospital. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Photic and Nonphotic Input to the Human Circadian SystemSTEVEN LOCKLEY; Fiscal Year: 2008..limits of entrainment for non-photic synchronizers in order to potentially evaluate the efficacy of such time cues for treatment of circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders in both the blind and sighted populations [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Government Industry Relationships in ScienceEric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Hospital strategies to improve outcome performanceELIZABETH HOWE BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will work on dissemination strategies with CMS, JCAHO, American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Health Association (AHA), the Veteran's Administration (VA), and the VHA. ..
- TREATMENT OF CIRCADIAN SLEEP DISORDERS WITH BRIGHT LIGHTSteven W Lockley; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- TMS in the Management of Postoperative PainJeffrey J Borckardt; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, new interventions that have the potential to reduce reliance on postoperative morphine in this patient population such as TMS need to be explored. ..
- Shared Medical Records and Chronic Illness CareJames D Ralston; Fiscal Year: 2010..Results of this study will help inform the development, evaluation and dissemination of patient Web portals designed to support the care of patients with diabetes and multiple co-morbidities. ..
- Modeling the Impact and Costs of Radon Policy for Lung Cancer ControlDavid Mendez; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Nurse Staffing, Financial Performance, Quality of CareBarbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- National Impact of IT Investments on Hospital QualityStephen Parente; Fiscal Year: 2009..This research represents a collaborative effort of investigators at the University of Minnesota, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Medical University of South Carolina. ..
- Health outcomes and improved phenotypic characterization of cleft lip and palateGEORGE WEHBY; Fiscal Year: 2009..The study results are highly relevant for identifying health care needs, improving care practices and developing strategies to prevent cleft lip and palate and/or reduce its associated adverse effects. ..
- For-Profit Ownership and End-of-Life CareElizabeth Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2009..Relevance in lay language: We will generate knowledge about the influence of for-profit hospice ownership on the experiences of patients with cancer and their families. ..
- A CDSS to Translate Pressure Ulcer Prediction and Prevention to Home Health CareSandra Bergquist Beringer; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- IDENTIFICATION OF MELANOMA PREDISPOSITION LOCILisa Cannon Albright; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Analysis of the Familial Component to Disease in a Biomedical Resource w/Link...LISA CANNON ALBRIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2010..component to many health and disease related traits not previously studied, and will eventually lead to the identification and understanding of disease predisposition, risk-modifying, and disease-associated and health-associated genes ..
- Mapping and Cloning Prostate Cancer Predisposition LociLisa Cannon Albright; Fiscal Year: 2004..This proposal supports the University of Utah high-risk pedigree collection and analysis, and some Myriad genotyping effort towards this goal. ..
- Data Sharing & Data Withholding Among Trainees in Scien*Eric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2002..Hypotheses will be tested using univariate and multivariate statistical techniques. Results will be disseminated through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. ..
- A Model of Patient and Nursing Administration OutomesBarbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Hospital Nurses' Working Conditions and Patient OutcomesJack Needleman; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Poisoning Incidence and ED Use/Misuse in Young ChildrenBarbara Polivka; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HEALTH CAREDaniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- E-Prescribing Impact on Patient Safety, Use, and CostJoel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- The Effect of Patient Volume on Outcome in the ICUJeremy Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Academic Industry Relationships Among IRB MembersEric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2005..Results will be disseminated through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. ..
- MAPPING INTRACRANIAL ANEURYSM SUSCEPTIBILITY LOCILisa Cannon Albright; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- The Relation of Hospital Workload to Patient SafetyJoel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2003..A second potential outcome will be to make available cost-effective screening tools for monitoring adverse events and errors. ..
- Self-Care & Outcomes Among Kidney Transplant RecipientsElisa Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2007..candidates for transplant through education, d) evaluating health policies designed to prevent financial barriers to kidney transplantation, and e) eliminating disparities in long-term kidney survival rates [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Obesity and Surgical OutcomesJeffrey H Silber; Fiscal Year: 2010..The multi-institutional OBSOS study will examine differences in outcomes and treatments between obese and normal weight patients, and in so doing, should make important contributions to the care of these patients. ..
- Philippine Child Health and Policy ExperimentJohn Peabody; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Informed Consent in Private Sector Mental Health ResearchJill Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2004..Additionally, the results will begin to provide a basis for valid recommendations to address the ethical challenges raised by the privatization of medical research. ..
- Academic Industry Relationships in GeneticsEric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2006..Results will be disseminated through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. ..
- CONDITIONAL LENGTH OF STAY: A PEDIATRICS OUTCOME MEASUREJEFFREY SILBER; Fiscal Year: 2001..Finally, (5) policy recommendations and guidelines for the use of CLOS to measure pediatric quality of care will be developed. ..
- Hospital Integration and Medicare Reimbursement PolicyDaniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Culture and Ethnic Variations in Breast Cancer TreatmentSCARLETT GOMEZ; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Impact of Community Hospital CPOE System on ADE OutcomeRita Snyder; Fiscal Year: 2005..Data will be analyzed using statistical techniques consistent with design approaches. ..
- Understanding Consent to Tissue DonationLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2005..This study will be the first to comprehensively examine consent to tissue donation. ..
- FAMILY CONFLICT AND DECISION MAKING FOR ADVANCED CANCERLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2004..Cut-off scores will be provided for classifying concordant and discordant families. In addition, rich and detailed descriptive information about the family treatment decision-making process will be provided. ..
- Appraisal Delay and Disparities in Timely Cancer DiagnosisLaura A Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Social and built environment and race/ethnic variations in cancer outcomesSCARLETT GOMEZ; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH CONSENT--EMPIRICAL/ETHICAL ANALYSISLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARDS DEATH AND ORGAN PROCUREMENTLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001..Finally, a community dialogue will be implemented to interpret and disseminate the findings and provide recommendations to policy makers. ..
- HOW MUCH DOES SHE REALLY DRINK? AN HMO INTERVENTIONGABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Multilevel modeling of inpatient care: Comorbid youthElizabeth Gifford; Fiscal Year: 2007..Models will incorporate distance to providers and other measures of access to health services through the use of GIS. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Sepsis and Critical Illness in Babies > 34 Weeks GestationGABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..