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A systematic review of validated methods for identifying heart failure using administrative data.

Saczynski JS, Andrade SE, Harrold LR, Tjia J, Cutrona SL, Dodd KS, Goldberg RJ, Gurwitz JH.

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2012 Jan;21 Suppl 1:129-40. doi: 10.1002/pds.2313. Review.


The savings illusion--why clinical quality improvement fails to deliver bottom-line results.

Rauh SS, Wadsworth EB, Weeks WB, Weinstein JN.

N Engl J Med. 2011 Dec 29;365(26):e48. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1111662. Epub 2011 Dec 14. No abstract available.


Association of ICU or hospital admission with unintentional discontinuation of medications for chronic diseases.

Bell CM, Brener SS, Gunraj N, Huo C, Bierman AS, Scales DC, Bajcar J, Zwarenstein M, Urbach DR.

JAMA. 2011 Aug 24;306(8):840-7. doi: 10.1001/jama.2011.1206.


An administrative claims model for profiling hospital 30-day mortality rates for pneumonia patients.

Bratzler DW, Normand SL, Wang Y, O'Donnell WJ, Metersky M, Han LF, Rapp MT, Krumholz HM.

PLoS One. 2011 Apr 12;6(4):e17401. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017401.


An administrative claims measure suitable for profiling hospital performance based on 30-day all-cause readmission rates among patients with acute myocardial infarction.

Krumholz HM, Lin Z, Drye EE, Desai MM, Han LF, Rapp MT, Mattera JA, Normand SL.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2011 Mar;4(2):243-52. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.110.957498.


Development, validation, and results of a measure of 30-day readmission following hospitalization for pneumonia.

Lindenauer PK, Normand SL, Drye EE, Lin Z, Goodrich K, Desai MM, Bratzler DW, O'Donnell WJ, Metersky ML, Krumholz HM.

J Hosp Med. 2011 Mar;6(3):142-50. doi: 10.1002/jhm.890. Epub 2011 Jan 5.


More patients, less payment: increasing hospital efficiency in the aftermath of health reform.

Litvak E, Bisognano M.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Jan;30(1):76-80. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2010.1114.


Acute heart failure syndromes: emergency department presentation, treatment, and disposition: current approaches and future aims: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.

Weintraub NL, Collins SP, Pang PS, Levy PD, Anderson AS, Arslanian-Engoren C, Gibler WB, McCord JK, Parshall MB, Francis GS, Gheorghiade M; American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology and Council on Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation..

Circulation. 2010 Nov 9;122(19):1975-96. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3181f9a223. Epub 2010 Oct 11. No abstract available.


Quality of life after intensive care: a systematic review of the literature.

Oeyen SG, Vandijck DM, Benoit DD, Annemans L, Decruyenaere JM.

Crit Care Med. 2010 Dec;38(12):2386-400. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181f3dec5. Review.


A validated risk score for in-hospital mortality in patients with heart failure from the American Heart Association get with the guidelines program.

Peterson PN, Rumsfeld JS, Liang L, Albert NM, Hernandez AF, Peterson ED, Fonarow GC, Masoudi FA; American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure Program..

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2010 Jan;3(1):25-32. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.109.854877. Epub 2009 Dec 8.


An administrative claims measure suitable for profiling hospital performance on the basis of 30-day all-cause readmission rates among patients with heart failure.

Keenan PS, Normand SL, Lin Z, Drye EE, Bhat KR, Ross JS, Schuur JD, Stauffer BD, Bernheim SM, Epstein AJ, Wang Y, Herrin J, Chen J, Federer JJ, Mattera JA, Wang Y, Krumholz HM.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2008 Sep;1(1):29-37. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.108.802686.


A model for identifying patients who may not need intensive care unit admission.

Zimmerman JE, Kramer AA.

J Crit Care. 2010 Jun;25(2):205-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2009.06.010. Epub 2009 Aug 13.


Hospital quality and intensity of spending: is there an association?

Yasaitis L, Fisher ES, Skinner JS, Chandra A.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 Jul-Aug;28(4):w566-72. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.28.4.w566. Epub 2009 May 21.


Measuring efficiency: the association of hospital costs and quality of care.

Jha AK, Orav EJ, Dobson A, Book RA, Epstein AM.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 May-Jun;28(3):897-906. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.28.3.897.


2009 Focused update incorporated into the ACC/AHA 2005 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure in Adults A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines Developed in Collaboration With the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Hunt SA, Abraham WT, Chin MH, Feldman AM, Francis GS, Ganiats TG, Jessup M, Konstam MA, Mancini DM, Michl K, Oates JA, Rahko PS, Silver MA, Stevenson LW, Yancy CW; American College of Cardiology Foundation.; American Heart Association..

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Apr 14;53(15):e1-e90. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2008.11.013. No abstract available. Erratum in: J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Dec 15;54(25):2464.


Outcome after injury: memories, health-related quality of life, anxiety, and symptoms of depression after intensive care.

Ringdal M, Plos K, Lundberg D, Johansson L, Bergbom I.

J Trauma. 2009 Apr;66(4):1226-33. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e318181b8e3.


Posttraumatic stress disorder in general intensive care unit survivors: a systematic review.

Davydow DS, Gifford JM, Desai SV, Needham DM, Bienvenu OJ.

Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2008 Sep-Oct;30(5):421-34. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2008.05.006. Epub 2008 Jul 30. Review.


Growth of intensive care unit resource use and its estimated cost in Medicare.

Milbrandt EB, Kersten A, Rahim MT, Dremsizov TT, Clermont G, Cooper LM, Angus DC, Linde-Zwirble WT.

Crit Care Med. 2008 Sep;36(9):2504-10. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e318183ef84.


Risk adjustment performance of Charlson and Elixhauser comorbidities in ICD-9 and ICD-10 administrative databases.

Li B, Evans D, Faris P, Dean S, Quan H.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2008 Jan 14;8:12. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-8-12.


Validation of the Acute Heart Failure Index.

Hsieh M, Auble TE, Yealy DM.

Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Jan;51(1):37-44. Epub 2007 Nov 28.


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