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1.

Reflections on implementing a hospital-wide provider-based electronic inpatient mortality review system: lessons learnt.

Mendu ML, Lu Y, Petersen A, Tellez MG, Beloff J, Fiumara K, Kachalia A.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 Oct 24. pii: bmjqs-2019-009864. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2019-009864. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31649164
2.

Building an Ambulatory Safety Program at an Academic Health System.

Desai S, Fiumara K, Kachalia A.

J Patient Saf. 2019 Apr 18. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000594. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31009407
3.

Healthcare portraiture and unconscious bias.

Kachalia A, Sivashanker K, Rexrode K, Nour N.

BMJ. 2019 Apr 12;365:l1668. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l1668. No abstract available.

PMID:
30979700
4.

Improving Patient Experience in Radiology: Impact of a Multifaceted Intervention on National Ranking.

Kapoor N, Yan Z, Wang A, Wickner P, Kachalia A, Boland G, Khorasani R.

Radiology. 2019 Apr;291(1):102-109. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2019182307. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

PMID:
30667330
5.

Classifying Safety Events Related to Diagnostic Imaging From a Safety Reporting System Using a Human Factors Framework.

Lacson R, Cochon L, Ip I, Desai S, Kachalia A, Dennerlein J, Benneyan J, Khorasani R.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Mar;16(3):282-288. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.10.015. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

PMID:
30528933
6.

Effects Of A Communication-And-Resolution Program On Hospitals' Malpractice Claims And Costs.

Kachalia A, Sands K, Niel MV, Dodson S, Roche S, Novack V, Yitshak-Sade M, Folcarelli P, Benjamin EM, Woodward AC, Mello MM.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 Nov;37(11):1836-1844. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2018.0720.

PMID:
30395501
7.

A Health System-Wide Initiative to Decrease Opioid-Related Morbidity and Mortality.

Weiner SG, Price CN, Atalay AJ, Harry EM, Pabo EA, Patel R, Suzuki J, Anderson S, Ashley SW, Kachalia A.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019 Jan;45(1):3-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2018.07.003. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

PMID:
30166254
8.

Assessing information sources to elucidate diagnostic process errors in radiologic imaging - a human factors framework.

Cochon L, Lacson R, Wang A, Kapoor N, Ip IK, Desai S, Kachalia A, Dennerlein J, Benneyan J, Khorasani R.

J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Nov 1;25(11):1507-1515. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocy103.

PMID:
30124890
9.

Addressing the Lack of Competition in Generic Drugs to Improve Healthcare Quality and Safety.

Sivashanker K, Fanikos J, Kachalia A.

J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Nov;33(11):2005-2007. doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4548-x. Epub 2018 Aug 8.

10.

Avoiding Malpractice Suits: The Authors Reply.

Mello MM, Benjamin EM, Kachalia A.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 Apr;37(4):676. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2018.0104. No abstract available.

PMID:
29608350
11.

Quality measurement for Clostridium difficile infection: turning lemons into lemonade.

Pimentel MP, Klompas M, Kachalia A.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 May;27(5):414-416. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2018-007806. Epub 2018 Mar 16. No abstract available.

PMID:
29549186
12.

Perception of Resources Spent on Defensive Medicine and History of Being Sued Among Hospitalists: Results from a National Survey.

Saint S, Vaughn VM, Chopra V, Fowler KE, Kachalia A.

J Hosp Med. 2018 Jan 1;13(1):26-29. doi: 10.12788/jhm.2800. Epub 2017 Aug 23.

PMID:
29068439
13.

Outcomes In Two Massachusetts Hospital Systems Give Reason For Optimism About Communication-And-Resolution Programs.

Mello MM, Kachalia A, Roche S, Niel MV, Buchsbaum L, Dodson S, Folcarelli P, Benjamin EM, Sands KE.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Oct 1;36(10):1795-1803. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2017.0320.

PMID:
28971925
14.

Malpractice claims related to diagnostic errors in the hospital.

Gupta A, Snyder A, Kachalia A, Flanders S, Saint S, Chopra V.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 Aug 9;27(1). pii: bmjqs-2017-006774. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2017-006774. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
28794243
15.

Safety Culture in the Operating Room: Variability Among Perioperative Healthcare Workers.

Pimentel MPT, Choi S, Fiumara K, Kachalia A, Urman RD.

J Patient Saf. 2017 Jun 1. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000385. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
28574955
16.

Medical Liability - Prospects for Federal Reform.

Mello MM, Kachalia A, Studdert DM.

N Engl J Med. 2017 May 11;376(19):1806-1808. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1701174. Epub 2017 Mar 29. No abstract available.

PMID:
28402244
17.

Rates and Characteristics of Paid Malpractice Claims Among US Physicians by Specialty, 1992-2014.

Schaffer AC, Jena AB, Seabury SA, Singh H, Chalasani V, Kachalia A.

JAMA Intern Med. 2017 May 1;177(5):710-718. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0311.

18.

Association of Unsolicited Patient Observations With the Quality of a Surgeon's Care.

Kachalia A, Mello MM, Studdert DM.

JAMA Surg. 2017 Jun 1;152(6):530. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5705. No abstract available.

PMID:
28199449
19.

Physician and Patient Views on Public Physician Rating Websites: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Holliday AM, Kachalia A, Meyer GS, Sequist TD.

J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Jun;32(6):626-631. doi: 10.1007/s11606-017-3982-5. Epub 2017 Feb 1.

20.

Web Exclusives. Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Mistakes in the Hospital-Communicating, Apologizing, and Beyond.

Kachalia A.

Ann Intern Med. 2016 Dec 20;165(12):HO2-HO3. doi: 10.7326/M16-2545. No abstract available.

PMID:
27992915
21.

Implementation of a Comprehensive Post-Discharge Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Program for Abdominal and Pelvic Surgery Patients.

Najjar PA, Madenci AL, Zogg CK, Schneider EB, Dankers CA, Pimentel MT, Chabria AS, Goldberg JE, Sharma G, Piazza G, Bleday R, Orgill DP, Kachalia A.

J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Dec;223(6):804-813. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.09.010. Epub 2016 Sep 28.

22.

Ambulatory Medication Reconciliation: Using a Collaborative Approach to Process Improvement at an Academic Medical Center.

Keogh C, Kachalia A, Fiumara K, Goulart D, Coblyn J, Desai SP.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016 Apr;42(4):186-94.

PMID:
27025579
23.

Financial incentives and mortality: taking pay for performance a step too far.

Gupta K, Wachter RM, Kachalia A.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 Feb;26(2):164-168. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2015-004835. Epub 2016 Feb 18. No abstract available.

PMID:
26893513
24.

Legal and Policy Interventions to Improve Patient Safety.

Kachalia A, Mello MM, Nallamothu BK, Studdert DM.

Circulation. 2016 Feb 16;133(7):661-71. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.015880. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
26884621
25.

Excessive diagnostic testing in acute kidney injury.

Leaf DE, Srivastava A, Zeng X, McMahon GM, Croy HE, Mendu ML, Kachalia A, Waikar SS.

BMC Nephrol. 2016 Jan 15;17:9. doi: 10.1186/s12882-016-0224-8.

26.

Providing Educational Content and Context for Training the Next Generation of Physicians in Quality Improvement.

Liao JM, Co JP, Kachalia A.

Acad Med. 2015 Sep;90(9):1241-5. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000799.

PMID:
26312604
27.

A Single-Center Multidisciplinary Initiative to Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Rates: Quality and Financial Implications.

Sutherland T, Beloff J, McGrath C, Liu X, Pimentel MT, Kachalia A, Bates D, Urman RD.

Health Care Manag (Frederick). 2015 Jul-Sep;34(3):218-24. doi: 10.1097/HCM.0000000000000073.

PMID:
26217997
28.

Implementation of Measures to Improve SCIP Perioperative Beta-Blocker Compliance: Quality and Financial Implications.

Sutherland T, Beloff J, Lightowler M, Liu X, Kachalia A, Bates DW, Urman RD.

Health Care Manag (Frederick). 2015 Jul-Sep;34(3):192-8. doi: 10.1097/HCM.0000000000000074.

PMID:
26217993
29.

A multidisciplinary three-phase approach to improve the clinical utility of patient safety indicators.

Najjar P, Kachalia A, Sutherland T, Beloff J, David-Kasdan JA, Bates DW, Urman RD.

Qual Manag Health Care. 2015 Apr-Jun;24(2):62-8. doi: 10.1097/QMH.0000000000000057.

PMID:
25830613
30.

Medical liability and reporting malpractice payments--reply.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Kachalia A.

JAMA. 2015 Mar 10;313(10):1058-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.0688. No abstract available.

PMID:
25756448
31.

Overuse of testing in preoperative evaluation and syncope: a survey of hospitalists.

Kachalia A, Berg A, Fagerlin A, Fowler KE, Hofer TP, Flanders SA, Saint S.

Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jan 20;162(2):100-8. doi: 10.7326/M14-0694.

PMID:
25599349
32.

The medical liability climate and prospects for reform.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Kachalia A.

JAMA. 2014 Nov 26;312(20):2146-55. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.10705.

PMID:
25358122
33.

Evaluating inpatient mortality: a new electronic review process that gathers information from front-line providers.

Provenzano A, Rohan S, Trevejo E, Burdick E, Lipsitz S, Kachalia A.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Jan;24(1):31-7. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2014-003120. Epub 2014 Oct 20.

PMID:
25332203
34.

Liability impact of the hospitalist model of care.

Schaffer AC, Puopolo AL, Raman S, Kachalia A.

J Hosp Med. 2014 Dec;9(12):750-5. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2244. Epub 2014 Oct 21.

PMID:
25331989
35.

Creating a Fellowship Curriculum in Patient Safety and Quality.

Abookire SA, Gandhi TK, Kachalia A, Sands K, Mort E, Bommarito G, Gagne J, Sato L, Weingart SN.

Am J Med Qual. 2016 Jan-Feb;31(1):27-30. doi: 10.1177/1062860614549012. Epub 2014 Sep 2.

PMID:
25184235
36.

Design and Implementation of the Harvard Fellowship in Patient Safety and Quality.

Gandhi TK, Abookire SA, Kachalia A, Sands K, Mort E, Bommarito G, Gagne J, Sato L, Weingart SN.

Am J Med Qual. 2016 Jan-Feb;31(1):22-6. doi: 10.1177/1062860614549183. Epub 2014 Sep 2.

PMID:
25184234
37.

Extreme clinical presentations of venous stasis: coronary sinus thrombosis.

Kachalia A, Sideras P, Javaid M, Muralidharan S, Stevens-Cohen P.

J Assoc Physicians India. 2013 Nov;61(11):841-3.

PMID:
24974504
38.

Disclosing medical errors: the view from the USA.

Kachalia A, Bates DW.

Surgeon. 2014 Apr;12(2):64-7. doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2013.12.002. Epub 2014 Jan 22. Review.

PMID:
24461211
39.

Greatest impact of safe harbor rule may be to improve patient safety, not reduce liability claims paid by physicians.

Kachalia A, Little A, Isavoran M, Crider LM, Smith J.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Jan;33(1):59-66. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2013.0834.

PMID:
24395936
40.

Rare coexistence of sarcoidosis and lung adenocarcinoma.

Kachalia AG, Ochieng P, Kachalia K, Rahman H.

Respir Med Case Rep. 2014 Mar 15;12:4-6. doi: 10.1016/j.rmcr.2013.12.008. eCollection 2014.

41.

Challenges to implementing expanded team models: lessons from a centralised nurse-led cholesterol-lowering programme.

Kadehjian EK, Schneider L, Greenberg JO, Dudley J, Kachalia A.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Apr;23(4):338-45. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2013-001986. Epub 2013 Nov 20.

PMID:
24259717
42.

Improving patient safety through transparency.

Kachalia A.

N Engl J Med. 2013 Oct 31;369(18):1677-9. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1303960. No abstract available.

PMID:
24171515
43.

Breast cancer screening: conflicting guidelines and medicolegal risk.

Kachalia A, Mello MM.

JAMA. 2013 Jun 26;309(24):2555-6. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.7100. No abstract available.

PMID:
23722969
44.

Defensive medicine--legally necessary but ethically wrong?: Inpatient stress testing for chest pain in low-risk patients.

Kachalia A, Mello MM.

JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jun 24;173(12):1056-7. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.7293. No abstract available.

PMID:
23689540
45.

Safe harbors: liability reform for patients and physicians.

Ong C, Kachalia A.

Bull Am Coll Surg. 2013 Mar;98(3):41-4. No abstract available.

PMID:
23540147
46.

Meaningful measurement: developing a measurement system to improve blood pressure control in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Greenberg JO, Vakharia N, Szent-Gyorgyi LE, Desai SP, Turchin A, Forman J, Bonventre JV, Kachalia A.

J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Jun;20(e1):e97-e101. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2012-001308. Epub 2013 Jan 23.

47.

Increasing pneumococcal vaccination for immunosuppressed patients: a cluster quality improvement trial.

Desai SP, Lu B, Szent-Gyorgyi LE, Bogdanova AA, Turchin A, Weinblatt M, Coblyn J, Greenberg JO, Kachalia A, Solomon DH.

Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Jan;65(1):39-47. doi: 10.1002/art.37716.

48.

Cognitive errors and logistical breakdowns contributing to missed and delayed diagnoses of breast and colorectal cancers: a process analysis of closed malpractice claims.

Poon EG, Kachalia A, Puopolo AL, Gandhi TK, Studdert DM.

J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Nov;27(11):1416-23. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2107-4. Epub 2012 May 19.

49.

Medical malpractice - april 2011 update.

Mello MM, Kachalia A, Goodell S.

Synth Proj Res Synth Rep. 2011 Apr;(21 Suppl 1). pii: 72097. doi: 72097. Epub 2011 Apr 1.

PMID:
22052245
50.

Cost-related medication underuse: prevalence among hospitalized managed care patients.

Choudhry NK, Saya UY, Shrank WH, Greenberg JO, Melia C, Bilodeau A, Kadehjian EK, Dolan ML, Dudley JC, Kachalia A.

J Hosp Med. 2012 Feb;7(2):104-9. doi: 10.1002/jhm.948. Epub 2011 Oct 3.

PMID:
21972200

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