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    • Effect of Reducing Interns' Work Hours on Serious Medical Errors in Intensive Care Units 

      Landrigan, Christopher; Rothschild, Jeffrey; Cronin, John W.; Kaushal, Rainu; Burdick, Elisabeth; Katz, Joel; Lilly, Craig M.; Stone, Peter; Lockley, Steven; Bates, David; Czeisler, Charles (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2004-10-28)
      BACKGROUND Although sleep deprivation has been shown to impair neurobehavioral performance, few studies have measured its effects on medical errors. METHODS We conducted a prospective, randomized study comparing the ...
    • Electronic Health Records and Malpractice Claims in Office Practice 

      Virapongse, Anunta; Bates, David; Shi, Ping; Jenter, Chelsea A.; Volk, Lynn A.; Kleinman, Ken; Sato, Luke; Simon, Steven (American Medical Association (AMA), 2008-11-24)
      Background: Electronic health records (EHRs) may improve patient safety and health care quality, but the relationship between EHR adoption and settled malpractice claims is unknown. Methods: Between June 1, 2005, and ...
    • Electronic problem list documentation of chronic kidney disease and quality of care 

      Samal, Lipika; Linder, Jeffrey A; Bates, David W; Wright, Adam (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasingly common and under-recognized in primary care clinics, leading to low rates of stage-appropriate monitoring and treatment. Our objective was to determine whether ...
    • Evaluating the Appropriateness of Digoxin Level Monitoring 

      Cañas, Fina; Ma'luf, Nell; Bates, David; Tanasijevic, Milenko (American Medical Association (AMA), 1999-02-22)
      Background Digoxin level determinations can be useful clinically in patients receiving digoxin therapy but are sometimes misused. Methods Explicit appropriateness criteria were adapted from previously published criteria ...
    • Evaluation and Treatment of Pharyngitis in Primary Care Practice 

      Linder, Jeffrey; Chan, Joseph C.; Bates, David (American Medical Association (AMA), 2006-07-10)
      Background The guidelines from the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America differ with respect to the use of clinical criteria and microbiologic testing to identify adults with ...
    • Exploring the Current Landscape of Intravenous Infusion Practices and Errors (ECLIPSE): protocol for a mixed-methods observational study 

      Blandford, Ann; Furniss, Dominic; Lyons, Imogen; Chumbley, Gill; Iacovides, Ioanna; Wei, Li; Cox, Anna; Mayer, Astrid; Schnock, Kumiko; Bates, David; Dykes, Patricia; Bell, Helen; Dean Franklin, Bryony (BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-03)
      Introduction Intravenous medication is essential for many hospital inpatients. However, providing intravenous therapy is complex and errors are common. ‘Smart pumps’ incorporating dose error reduction software have been ...
    • Guided Medication Dosing for Inpatients with Renal Insufficiency 

      Chertow, Glenn M.; Lee, Joshua; Kuperman, Gilad J.; Burdick, Elisabeth; Horsky, Jan; Seger, Diane L.; Lee, Rita; Mekala, Aparna; Song, Jean; Komaroff, Anthony; Bates, David (American Medical Association (AMA), 2001-12-12)
      Context: Usual drug-prescribing practices may not consider the effects of renal insufficiency on the disposition of certain drugs. Decision aids may help optimize prescribing behavior and reduce medical error. Objective: ...
    • Imminent adopters of electronic health records in ambulatory care 

      Kaushal, Rainu; Bates, David; Jenter, Chelsea; Mills, Shannon; Volk, Lynn; Burdick, Elisabeth; Tripathi, Micky; Simon, Steven (BCS Learning and Development Limited, 2009-03-01)
      Background Although evidence suggests electronic health records (EHRs) can improve quality and efficiency, provider adoption rates in the US ambulatory setting are relatively low. Prior studies have identified factors ...
    • Impact of sepsis on risk of postoperative arterial and venous thromboses: large prospective cohort study 

      Donzé, Jacques D; Ridker, Paul M; Finlayson, Samuel R G; Bates, David W (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2014)
      Objectives: To evaluate the impact of preoperative sepsis on risk of postoperative arterial and venous thromboses. Design: Prospective cohort study using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database of the ...
    • Improving Completeness of Electronic Problem Lists through Clinical Decision Support: A Randomized, Controlled Trial 

      Wright, Adam; Pang, Justine; Feblowitz, Joshua Colin; Maloney, Francine L.; Wilcox, Allison R.; McLoughlin, Karen Sax; Ramelson, Harley Z.; Schneider, Louise Isabel; Bates, David Westfall (BMJ Group, 2012)
      Background: Accurate clinical problem lists are critical for patient care, clinical decision support, population reporting, quality improvement, and research. However, problem lists are often incomplete or out of date. ...
    • Incidence and Preventability of Adverse Drug Events Among Older Persons in the Ambulatory Setting 

      Gurwitz, Jerry H.; Field, Terry S.; Harrold, Leslie R.; Rothschild, Jeffrey; Debellis, Kristin; Seger, Andrew; Cadoret, Cynthia; Fish, Leslie S.; Garber, Lawrence; Kelleher, Michael; Bates, David (American Medical Association (AMA), 2003-03-05)
      Context: Adverse drug events, especially those that may be preventable, are among the most serious concerns about medication use in older persons cared for in the ambulatory clinical setting. Objective: To assess the ...
    • The Internet as a Vehicle to Communicate Health Information During a Public Health Emergency: A Survey Analysis Involving the Anthrax Scare of 2001 

      Kittler, Anne F; Hobbs, John; Volk, Lynn A; Kreps, Gary L; Bates, David (JMIR Publications Inc., 2004-03-03)
      Background The recent public health risks arising from bioterrorist threats and outbreaks of infectious diseases like SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) highlight the challenges of effectively communicating accurate ...
    • Investigating the cost-effectiveness of health information technologies: a systematic review protocol 

      Sheikh, Aziz; Nurmatov, Ulugbek B; Cresswell, Kathrin; Bates, David (BMJ Publishing Group, 2013)
      Introduction: There is a need to develop new, more cost-effective models of healthcare and in this vein there is a considerable international interest in exploiting the potential offered by major developments in health ...
    • Lessons learned from implementation of computerized provider order entry in 5 community hospitals: a qualitative study 

      Simon, Steven; Keohane, Carol A; Amato, Mary; Coffey, Michael; Cadet, Bismarck; Zimlichman, Eyal; Bates, David (Springer Nature, 2013-06-24)
      Background Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) can improve patient safety, quality and efficiency, but hospitals face a host of barriers to adopting CPOE, ranging from resistance among physicians to the cost of the ...
    • Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records: Experiences From the Field and Future Opportunities 

      Slight, Sarah P; Berner, Eta S; Galanter, William L.; Huff, Stanley; Lambert, Bruce L.; Lannon, Carole; Lehmann, Christoph U; McCourt, Brian J; McNamara, Michael; Menachemi, Nir; Payne, Thomas H; Spooner, S Andrew; Schiff, Gordon; Wang, Tracy Y; Akincigil, Ayse; Crystal, Stephen; Fortmann, Stephen P; Vandermeer, Meredith L; Bates, David (JMIR Publications Inc., 2015-09-18)
      Background With the aim of improving health care processes through health information technology (HIT), the US government has promulgated requirements for “meaningful use” (MU) of electronic health records (EHRs) as a ...
    • Medication Errors Observed in 36 Health Care Facilities 

      Barker, Kenneth N.; Flynn, Elizabeth A.; Pepper, Ginette A.; Bates, David; Mikeal, Robert L. (American Medical Association (AMA), 2002-09-09)
      Background: Medication errors are a national concern. Objective: To identify the prevalence of medication errors (doses administered differently than ordered). Design: A prospective cohort study. Setting: Hospitals ...
    • National Patient Safety Initiatives: Moving beyond What Is Necessary 

      Zimlichman, Eyal; Bates, David Westfall (BioMed Central, 2012)
      Ilan and Donchin have compared Israel and Canada's experiences in setting a national patient safety agenda. We broaden this comparison to include the U.S. experience, and suggest that there are three additional key steps ...
    • National Rules for Drug–Drug Interactions: Are They Appropriate for Tertiary Hospitals? 

      Cho, Insook; Lee, Jae-Ho; Choi, Jinwook; Hwang, Hee; Bates, David W. (The Korean Academy of Medical Sciences, 2016)
      The application of appropriate rules for drug–drug interactions (DDIs) could substantially reduce the number of adverse drug events. However, current implementations of such rules in tertiary hospitals are problematic as ...
    • Patient Perceptions of a Personal Health Record: A Test of the Diffusion of Innovation Model 

      Emani, Srinivas; Yamin, Cyrus K; Peters, Ellen; Karson, Andrew S; Lipsitz, Stuart; Wald, Jonathan S; Williams, Deborah H; Bates, David (JMIR Publications Inc., 2012-11-05)
      Background: Personal health records (PHRs) have emerged as an important tool with which patients can electronically communicate with their doctors and doctor’s offices. However, there is a lack of theoretical and empirical ...
    • Patient-Facing Mobile Apps to Treat High-Need, High-Cost Populations: A Scoping Review 

      Singh, Karandeep; Drouin, Kaitlin; Newmark, Lisa P; Filkins, Malina; Silvers, Elizabeth; Bain, Paul; Zulman, Donna M; Lee, Jae-Ho; Rozenblum, Ronen; Pabo, Erika; Landman, Adam; Klinger, Elissa V; Bates, David (JMIR Publications Inc., 2016-12-19)
      Background Self-management is essential to caring for high-need, high-cost (HNHC) populations. Advances in mobile phone technology coupled with increased availability and adoption of health-focused mobile apps have made ...