hospital administration

Summary

Summary: Management of the internal organization of the hospital.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A modification of the Elixhauser comorbidity measures into a point system for hospital death using administrative data
    Carl van Walraven
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 47:626-33. 2009
  2. ncbi Risk-adjusting hospital inpatient mortality using automated inpatient, outpatient, and laboratory databases
    Gabriel J Escobar
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Systems Research Initiative and Perinatal Research Unit, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 46:232-9. 2008
  3. ncbi What distinguishes top-performing hospitals in acute myocardial infarction mortality rates? A qualitative study
    Leslie 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
  4. ncbi Hospital safety climate surveys: measurement issues
    Jeanette Jackson
    Industrial Psychology Research Centre, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:632-8. 2010
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi 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 units
    Sylvia Brinkman
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 40:373-8. 2012
  7. ncbi The impact of legislative versus non-legislative quality policy in health care: a comparison between two countries
    E M Sluijs
    NIVEL, The Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 58:99-119. 2001
  8. pmc The Dutch hospital standardised mortality ratio (HSMR) method and cardiac surgery: benchmarking in a national cohort using hospital administration data versus a clinical database
    S Siregar
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Heart 100:702-10. 2014
  9. pmc 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
  10. ncbi Memorial Hermann: high reliability from board to bedside
    M Michael Shabot
    Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:253-7. 2013

Research Grants

  1. Development of Inhaled Vancomycin for Treatment of MRSA Infections in CF
    Taneli Jouhikainen; Fiscal Year: 2012
  2. The Effect of Hypertonic Resuscitation for Blunt Trauma
    Eileen Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. POINT-OF-CARE DECISION SUPPORT FOR NURSING
    RICHARD MOBERG; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. INDIANA REGIONAL CANCER CENTER
    LLOYD EVERSON; Fiscal Year: 1992
  5. CALIFORNIA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM CCOP
    Peter Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 1992
  6. Improving Care for the Dying: Transforming Patiens's Wi*
    John Combes; Fiscal Year: 2005
  7. Clinical Decision Support in Community Hospitals: Barriers & Facilitators
    Joan S Ash; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEY
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2006
  9. Health Information Technology Value in Rural Hospitals
    Marcia Ward; Fiscal Year: 2006
  10. Hospital quality indicators
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications259 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi A modification of the Elixhauser comorbidity measures into a point system for hospital death using administrative data
    Carl 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...
  2. ncbi Risk-adjusting hospital inpatient mortality using automated inpatient, outpatient, and laboratory databases
    Gabriel 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...
  3. ncbi What distinguishes top-performing hospitals in acute myocardial infarction mortality rates? A qualitative study
    Leslie 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...
  4. ncbi Hospital safety climate surveys: measurement issues
    Jeanette 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...
  5. ncbi 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...
  6. ncbi 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 units
    Sylvia Brinkman
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 40:373-8. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi The impact of legislative versus non-legislative quality policy in health care: a comparison between two countries
    E 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...
  8. pmc The Dutch hospital standardised mortality ratio (HSMR) method and cardiac surgery: benchmarking in a national cohort using hospital administration data versus a clinical database
    S Siregar
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Heart 100:702-10. 2014
    To 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 ..
  9. pmc 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...
  10. ncbi Memorial Hermann: high reliability from board to bedside
    M Michael Shabot
    Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:253-7. 2013
    ....
  11. pmc Improving efficiency and value in health care: introduction
    Irene Fraser
    Health Serv Res 43:1781-6. 2008
  12. pmc Exploring improvements in patient logistics in Dutch hospitals with a survey
    Wineke 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...
  13. ncbi A Rasch model analysis of technology usage in Minnesota hospitals
    John 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...
  14. ncbi Validity of information on comorbidity derived rom ICD-9-CCM administrative data
    Hude 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...
  15. ncbi Longitudinal analysis on the development of hospital quality management systems in the Netherlands
    Michel Dückers
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Otterstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:330-40. 2009
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  16. pmc Accuracy of hospital report cards based on administrative data
    Laurent 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
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  17. ncbi Patient safety climate in 92 US hospitals: differences by work area and discipline
    Sara 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...
  18. ncbi Effects of hospitals' structural clinical integration on efficiency and patient outcome
    Kwangsoo 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...
  19. pmc The impact of computerized provider order entry systems on inpatient clinical workflow: a literature review
    Zahra 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...
  20. ncbi Restructuring patient flow logistics around patient care needs: implications and practicalities from three critical cases
    Stefano 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...
  21. ncbi Measuring patient safety culture: an assessment of the clustering of responses at unit level and hospital level
    M Smits
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:292-6. 2009
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  22. pmc An overview of patient safety climate in the VA
    Christine 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...
  23. ncbi Health promotion in hospitals--a strategy to improve quality in health care
    Oliver Groene
    WHO European Office for Integrated Health Care Services, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 15:6-8. 2005
  24. ncbi The long road to patient safety: a status report on patient safety systems
    Daniel 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...
  25. ncbi Use of electronic health records in U.S. hospitals
    Ashish 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...
  26. ncbi Hospitals in Hurricane Katrina: challenges facing custodial institutions in a disaster
    Bradford 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...
  27. ncbi An empirical assessment of social structural and cultural change in clinical directorates
    Jeffrey 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...
  28. ncbi Redirecting patients to improve stroke outcomes: implications of a volume-based approach in one urban market
    Mark 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...
  29. ncbi 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...
  30. ncbi Enterprise resource planning for hospitals
    Godefridus 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...
  31. ncbi Process-based organization design and hospital efficiency
    Antonio 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...
  32. ncbi 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
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  33. ncbi Converging patterns in hospital organization: beyond the professional bureaucracy
    Federico 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...
  34. ncbi Current and future use of ICT for patient care and management in German acute hospitals--a comparison of the nursing and the hospital managers' perspectives
    U 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...
  35. ncbi Patient safety culture measurement and improvement: a "how to" guide
    Mark Fleming
    CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Saint Mary s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Healthc Q 8:14-9. 2005
  36. ncbi The impact of leadership and quality climate on hospital performance
    Helen Shipton
    Aston Business School, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:439-45. 2008
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  37. ncbi Balancing accountability and improvement: a case study from Massachusetts
    D 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
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  38. ncbi Impact of internal and external environmental pressures on hospital inefficiency
    M 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...
  39. pmc Identifying organizational capacities and incentives for clinical data-sharing: the case of a regional perinatal information system
    Lisa 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...
  40. pmc Examining quality improvement programs: the case of Minnesota hospitals
    John 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...
  41. pmc The implementation of quality management systems in hospitals: a comparison between three countries
    C Wagner
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:50. 2006
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  42. ncbi Measuring hospital cost efficiency with panel data models
    M 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...
  43. ncbi Cost efficiency of US hospitals: a stochastic frontier approach
    M 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...
  44. ncbi Towards improving hospital performance in Uganda and Zambia: reflections and opportunities for autonomy
    Kara Hanson
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy 61:73-94. 2002
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  45. ncbi Non-parametric and parametric applications measuring efficiency in health care
    Bruce 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...
  46. ncbi [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...
  47. ncbi The 2008 American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize. Winner: Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, Michigan. A clear-eyed approach to quality
    Lee Ann Runy
    Hosp Health Netw 82:54-7. 2008
  48. ncbi Would tort reform improve patient safety?
    Steven Delashmutt
    Emergency Department, St Elizabeth Health Services, Baker City, Ore, USA
    Trustee 58:20-2. 2005
  49. ncbi 25 simple steps to save patients' lives
    Lee 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...
  50. ncbi Drill down with root cause analysis
    Ann 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...
  51. ncbi Creating a safe learning organization
    Julie J Mohr
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 22:41-4; discussion 51-4. 2005
  52. ncbi Use Baldrige criteria to advance excellence
    Patrice Spath
    Brown Spath and Associates, Forest Grove, OR, USA
    Hosp Peer Rev 29:69-72. 2004
  53. ncbi Patient safety: the way we do the work
    James B Conway
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 22:45-9; discussion 51-4. 2005
  54. ncbi Holding American hospitals accountable: rhetoric and reality
    Carolyn L Wiener
    School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Nurs Inq 11:82-90. 2004
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  55. ncbi Cultural transformation. Changing your organization's mind-set by identifying the root causes
    Lee 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?..
  56. ncbi Quality as gospel. They might be devoted to different approaches and processes, but healthcare executives are taking on quality improvement with almost religious zeal
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 35:32-4, 36, 38 passim. 2005
  57. ncbi Manage organizational fear to improve safety
    Patrice Spath
    Brown Spath and Associates, Forest Grove, OR, USA
    Hosp Peer Rev 29:145-8. 2004
  58. ncbi 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 matter
    John 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...
  59. ncbi Lucian Leape on patient safety in U.S. hospitals. Interview by Peter I Buerhaus
    Lucian 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...
  60. ncbi Taming the measurement monster
    Patrice 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...
  61. ncbi Improvement and innovation in hospital operations: a key to organizational health
    Matthew Lambert
    Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, Elmhurst, Illinois, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 20:39-45. 2004
  62. ncbi Hospital capacity, productivity, and patient safety--it all flows together
    Richard S Zimmerman
    Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 20:33-8. 2004
  63. ncbi Complexity made simple. Interview by David Ollier Weber
    Tom Petzinger
    Hosp Health Netw 78:54-6, 59, 2. 2004
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  64. pmc "Going solid": a model of system dynamics and consequences for patient safety
    R 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...
  65. ncbi The foundation of leadership in Baldrige winning organizations
    Geoffrey S Calhoun
    Baxter International, USA
    Mod Healthc . 2007
  66. pmc Front-line staff perspectives on opportunities for improving the safety and efficiency of hospital work systems
    Anita 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...
  67. ncbi Creating a learning culture for quality and leadership. Panel discussion
    David 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...
  68. ncbi Hospitals still lag in developing safe practices
    Kimberly 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...
  69. ncbi Is hospital patient care becoming safer? A conversation with Lucian Leape. Interview by Peter I. Buerhaus
    Lucian Leape
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w687-96. 2007
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  70. ncbi Applying the Toyota Production System: using a patient safety alert system to reduce error
    Cathie 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...
  71. ncbi Special report: quality of care survey. Doctors say many obstacles block paths to patient safety
    Bill Steiger
    Physician Exec 33:6-14. 2007
  72. ncbi Special report: quality of care survey. Quality models: selecting the best model to deliver results
    William Martin
    Department of Management, College of Commerce, DePaul University, Chicago, USA
    Physician Exec 33:24-31. 2007
  73. ncbi How to make innovation happen--Part 2
    Akran Boutros
    St Francis Hospital, The Heart Center, Roslyn, New York, USA
    Physician Exec 33:52-5. 2007
  74. ncbi Creating a culture of patient safety
    Lee 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...
  75. ncbi Putting the focus on patient safety. Why this needs to be a top issue
    Richard C Breon
    Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    Healthc Exec 22:62, 64. 2007
  76. ncbi What patient safety looks like. Six steps that mark an organization that really cares about medical errors
    William Jessee
    Medical Group Management Association, Englewood, Colo, USA
    Mod Healthc 36:18. 2006
  77. ncbi Meeting the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services requirements for quality assessment and performance improvement: a model for hospitals
    Laura 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...
  78. ncbi Creating a systems approach to patient safety through better teamwork
    Stephen M Powell
    Healthcare Team Training, LLC, USA
    Biomed Instrum Technol 40:205-7. 2006
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  79. ncbi Health for life. 6 keys to safer hospitals
    Donald M Berwick
    Newsweek 146:76-8. 2005
  80. ncbi Resistance to patient safety initiatives
    Edward J O'Connor
    University of Colorado, Denver, USA
    Physician Exec 31:64-7. 2005
  81. ncbi Executive dialog series. The quest for quality
    Mary Cooper
    Hosp Health Netw 79:68-77. 2005
  82. ncbi Disclosure of medical errors: ethical considerations for the development of a facility policy and organizational culture change
    Linda L Henry
    George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 6:127-34. 2005
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  83. ncbi The role of organizational infrastructure in implementation of hospitals' quality improvement
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, USA
    Hosp Top 84:11-20. 2006
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  84. ncbi 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 care
    Andis 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...
  85. pmc Hospital response to public reporting of quality indicators
    Mary Laschober
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 28:61-76. 2007
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  86. ncbi 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?..
  87. ncbi Innovating for the future
    Leanne Kaiser Carlson
    Kaiser Consulting, USA
    Physician Exec 32:30-4. 2006
  88. ncbi Taking the measure of inpatient EHRs. Hospitals inch closer to certified products
    Jane Metzger
    First Consulting Group, USA
    J AHIMA 78:24-30; quiz 33-4. 2007
  89. ncbi Crossing the quality chasm: implications for health services administration education
    Bernard 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...
  90. ncbi An approach to hospital quality improvement
    Jon 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...
  91. ncbi Assessing medical error in health care. Developing a "culture of safety"
    Mark A Kadzielski
    Health Prog 83:31-5. 2002
  92. ncbi Patient safety. Quest for quality: lessons learned, challenges met
    Ann Lee Runy
    Hosp Health Netw 76:24-5. 2002
  93. ncbi Making the business case for patient safety
    William 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...
  94. ncbi Do the right thing. New reports show managers must take responsibility for creating a culture of safety
    John Morrissey
    Mod Healthc 33:8-9. 2003
  95. ncbi 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...
  96. ncbi Quest for quality prize
    Lee 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...
  97. ncbi Healthcare Lean
    John 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...
  98. ncbi True patient safety begins at the top. Leaders at one large health system rally around safety, avoid blame game
    J 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...
  99. ncbi Proposed changes to the hospital-medical staff relationship to improve quality of care
    Elizabeth 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...
  100. ncbi Shuttling toward a safety culture. Healthcare can learn from probe panel's findings on the Columbia disaster
    Allan Frankel
    Partners HealthCare System, Boston, USA
    Mod Healthc 34:21. 2004
  101. ncbi The American Hospital Quest for Quality Prize
    Lee 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...

Research Grants63

  1. Development of Inhaled Vancomycin for Treatment of MRSA Infections in CF
    Taneli 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...
  2. The Effect of Hypertonic Resuscitation for Blunt Trauma
    Eileen 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 ..
  3. POINT-OF-CARE DECISION SUPPORT FOR NURSING
    RICHARD 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)...
  4. INDIANA REGIONAL CANCER CENTER
    LLOYD 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 ..
  5. CALIFORNIA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM CCOP
    Peter 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...
  6. 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. ..
  7. Clinical Decision Support in Community Hospitals: Barriers & Facilitators
    Joan S Ash; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. hospitals to Increase quality, safety and efficiency benefits from CPOE with CDS. ..
  8. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEY
    Jeffrey 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. ..
  9. Health Information Technology Value in Rural Hospitals
    Marcia 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. ..
  10. Hospital quality indicators
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Preparing rural and urban hospitals to improve safety culture through simulation
    David Gaba; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will also use multiple methods, including process measures and participant evaluations, to evaluate simulation qualitatively. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Post-Trial Access for Insured and Uninsured Participants
    Joel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  13. Proactive risk assessment in the ED: Building the 'safety case'
    Robert Wears; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. 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]..
  15. co-Trimoxazole in Zambian Infants (TZI)
    CHRISTOPHER GILL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Mechanism Underlying the Effects of Blue Light in Humans
    STEVEN LOCKLEY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Perinatal Regionalization and Quality of Care
    Scott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Socio-Technical Probabilistic Risk Assessment in Home Health Care
    Michael 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]..
  19. Photic and Nonphotic Input to the Human Circadian System
    STEVEN 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]..
  20. Government Industry Relationships in Science
    Eric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Hospital strategies to improve outcome performance
    ELIZABETH 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. ..
  22. TREATMENT OF CIRCADIAN SLEEP DISORDERS WITH BRIGHT LIGHT
    Steven W Lockley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  23. TMS in the Management of Postoperative Pain
    Jeffrey 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. ..
  24. Shared Medical Records and Chronic Illness Care
    James 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. ..
  25. Modeling the Impact and Costs of Radon Policy for Lung Cancer Control
    David Mendez; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Nurse Staffing, Financial Performance, Quality of Care
    Barbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  27. National Impact of IT Investments on Hospital Quality
    Stephen 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. ..
  28. Health outcomes and improved phenotypic characterization of cleft lip and palate
    GEORGE 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. ..
  29. For-Profit Ownership and End-of-Life Care
    Elizabeth 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. ..
  30. A CDSS to Translate Pressure Ulcer Prediction and Prevention to Home Health Care
    Sandra Bergquist Beringer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. IDENTIFICATION OF MELANOMA PREDISPOSITION LOCI
    Lisa Cannon Albright; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. 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 ..
  33. Mapping and Cloning Prostate Cancer Predisposition Loci
    Lisa 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. ..
  34. 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. ..
  35. A Model of Patient and Nursing Administration Outomes
    Barbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. Hospital Nurses' Working Conditions and Patient Outcomes
    Jack Needleman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  37. Poisoning Incidence and ED Use/Misuse in Young Children
    Barbara Polivka; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HEALTH CARE
    Daniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  39. E-Prescribing Impact on Patient Safety, Use, and Cost
    Joel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. The Effect of Patient Volume on Outcome in the ICU
    Jeremy Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. Academic Industry Relationships Among IRB Members
    Eric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results will be disseminated through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. ..
  42. MAPPING INTRACRANIAL ANEURYSM SUSCEPTIBILITY LOCI
    Lisa Cannon Albright; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  43. The Relation of Hospital Workload to Patient Safety
    Joel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A second potential outcome will be to make available cost-effective screening tools for monitoring adverse events and errors. ..
  44. Self-Care & Outcomes Among Kidney Transplant Recipients
    Elisa 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]..
  45. Obesity and Surgical Outcomes
    Jeffrey 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. ..
  46. Philippine Child Health and Policy Experiment
    John Peabody; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. Informed Consent in Private Sector Mental Health Research
    Jill 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. ..
  48. Academic Industry Relationships in Genetics
    Eric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results will be disseminated through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. ..
  49. CONDITIONAL LENGTH OF STAY: A PEDIATRICS OUTCOME MEASURE
    JEFFREY SILBER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, (5) policy recommendations and guidelines for the use of CLOS to measure pediatric quality of care will be developed. ..
  50. Hospital Integration and Medicare Reimbursement Policy
    Daniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. Culture and Ethnic Variations in Breast Cancer Treatment
    SCARLETT GOMEZ; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  52. Impact of Community Hospital CPOE System on ADE Outcome
    Rita Snyder; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data will be analyzed using statistical techniques consistent with design approaches. ..
  53. Understanding Consent to Tissue Donation
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will be the first to comprehensively examine consent to tissue donation. ..
  54. FAMILY CONFLICT AND DECISION MAKING FOR ADVANCED CANCER
    Laura 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. ..
  55. Appraisal Delay and Disparities in Timely Cancer Diagnosis
    Laura A Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  56. Social and built environment and race/ethnic variations in cancer outcomes
    SCARLETT GOMEZ; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH CONSENT--EMPIRICAL/ETHICAL ANALYSIS
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  58. PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARDS DEATH AND ORGAN PROCUREMENT
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, a community dialogue will be implemented to interpret and disseminate the findings and provide recommendations to policy makers. ..
  59. HOW MUCH DOES SHE REALLY DRINK? AN HMO INTERVENTION
    GABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. Multilevel modeling of inpatient care: Comorbid youth
    Elizabeth 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]..
  61. Sepsis and Critical Illness in Babies > 34 Weeks Gestation
    GABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..