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2016 Publications

  1. McQuillan RF, Wong BM. The SQUIRE Guidelines: A Scholarly Approach to Quality Improvement. J Grad Med Educ. 2016 Dec;8(5):771-772.
  2. Lamb MJ, Baillie L, Pajak D, Flynn J, Bansal V, Simor A, Vearncombe M, Walker SA, Clark S, Gollish J, Leis JA. Elimination of screening urine cultures prior to elective joint arthroplasty. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Dec 22.
  3. Coffey M, Espin S, Hahmann T, Clairman H, Lo L, Friedman JN, Matlow A. Parent Preferences for Medical Error Disclosure: A Qualitative Study. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Dec 22.
  4. Leis JA, Shojania KG. A primer on PDSA: executing plan-do-study-act cycles in practice, not just in name. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Dec 16.
  5. Parshuram CSIntensive Care Unit Physician Discretion in Pediatric Critical Care. Polarized, Evaluated, and Reframed. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec 15;194(12):1443-1444. No abstract available.
  6. Slater MB, Gruneir A, Rochon PA, Howard AW, Koren G, Parshuram CSIdentifying High-Risk Medications Associated with Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Patients: A Pharmacoepidemiologic Evaluation. Paediatr Drugs. 2016 Dec 9
  7. Parshuram C, Dryden-Palmer K. Early warning tools may assist in the identification of clinical deterioration in the new-born nursery. Evid Based Nurs. 2016 Dec 5.
  8. Soong C, Cram P, Chezar K, Tajammal F, Exconde K, Matelski J, Sinha SK, Abrams HB, Fan-Lun C, Fabbruzzo-Cota C, Backstein D, Bell CM. Impact of an Integrated Hip Fracture Inpatient Program on Length of Stay and Costs. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Dec;30(12):647-652.
  9. Shekelle PG, Sarkar U, Shojania K, Wachter RM, McDonald K, Motala A, Smith P, Zipperer L, Shanman R. Patient Safety in Ambulatory Settings [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2016 Oct.
  10. Burns KE, Juando Prats C, Maione M, Lanceta M, Zubrinich C Md, Jeffs L PhD, Smith OM; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. A Multicenter Study of Surrogate Decision-Makers Experiences in Being Approached for Consent for Patient Participation in Research. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Nov 16.
  11. Desveaux L, Agarwal P, Shaw J, Hensel JM, Mukerji G, Onabajo N, Marani H, Jamieson T, Bhattacharyya O, Martin D, Mamdani M, Jeffs L, Wodchis WP, Ivers NM, Bhatia RS. A randomized wait-list control trial to evaluate the impact of a mobile application to improve self-management of individuals with type 2 diabetes: a study protocol. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2016 Nov 15;16(1):144.
  12. Fan M, Petrosoniak A, Pinkney S, Hicks C, White K, Almeida AP, Campbell D, McGowan M, Gray A, Trbovich P. Study protocol for a framework analysis using video review to identify latent safety threats: trauma resuscitation using in situ simulation team training (TRUST). BMJ Open. 2016 Nov 7;6(11):e013683.
  13. Liu JJ, Matelski J, Cram P, Urbach DR, Bell CM. Association Between Online Physician Ratings and Cardiac Surgery Mortality. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016 Nov 1.
  14. Vozoris NT, O'Donnell DE, Bell CM, Gill SS, Rochon PA. Opioids in COPD: a cause of death or a marker of illness severity? Eur Respir J. 2016 Nov;48(5):1521-1522.
  15. Soong C, Leis JA, Okrainec K, McDonald EG, Lee TC. A point prevalence study of urinary catheter use among teaching hospitals with and without reduction programs. J Hosp Med. 2016 Nov;11(11):799-800.
  16. Hensel JM, Shaw J, Jeffs L, Ivers NM, Desveaux L, Cohen A, Agarwal P, Wodchis WP, Tepper J, Larsen D, McGahan A, Cram P, Mukerji G, Mamdani M, Yang R, Wong I, Onabajo N, Jamieson T, Bhatia RS. A pragmatic randomized control trial and realist evaluation on the implementation and effectiveness of an internet application to support self-management among individuals seeking specialized mental health care: a study protocol. BMC Psychiatry. 2016 Oct 18;16(1):350.
  17. Tran K, Bell C, Stall N, Tomlinson G, McGeer A, Morris A, Gardam M, Abrams HB. The Effect of Hospital Isolation Precautions on Patient Outcomes and Cost of Care: A Multi-Site, Retrospective, Propensity Score-Matched Cohort Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Oct 17.
  18. Silver SA, Harel Z, McArthur E, Nash DM, Acedillo R, Kitchlu A, Garg AX, Chertow GM, Bell CM, Wald R. 30-Day Readmissions After an Acute Kidney Injury Hospitalization. Am J Med. 2016 Oct 14.
  19. Shojania KG, Dixon-Woods. Estimating deaths due to medical error: the ongoing controversy and why it matters. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Oct 12.
  20. Gershon AS, Newman AM, Fischer HD, Austin PC, Daneman N, Bell CM, Stephenson AL, Gill SS, Vozoris NT, Rochon PA. Inhaled Long-acting Anticholinergics and Urinary Tract Infection in Individuals with COPD. COPD. 2016 Oct 12:1-8.
  21. Elnahas A, Jackson TD, Okrainec A, Austin PC, Bell CM, Urbach DR. The effect of the Ontario Bariatric Network on health services utilization after bariatric surgery: a retrospective cohort study. CMAJ Open. 2016 Sep 14;4(3):E489-E495.
  22. Soong C, Kurabi B, Exconde K, Tajammal F, Bell CM. Design of an orthopaedic-specific discharge summary. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Oct 4;16(1):545.
  23. Bhattacharyya O, Schull M, Shojania K, Stergiopoulos V, Naglie G, Webster F, Brandao R, Mohammed T, Christian J, Hawker G, Wilson L, Levinson W. Building Bridges to Integrate Care (BRIDGES): Incubating Health Service Innovation across the Continuum of Care for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions. Healthc Q. 2016;19(2):60-66.
  24. Gagliardi AR, Ducey A, Lehoux P, Ross S, Trbovich P, Easty A, Bell C, Takata J, Pabinger C, Urbach DR. Meta-Review of the Quantity and Quality of Evidence for Knee Arthroplasty Devices. PLoS One. 2016 Oct 3;11(10):e0163032.
  25. Evans JM, Grudniewicz A, Baker GR, Wodchis WP. Organizational Capabilities for Integrating Care: A Review of Measurement Tools. Eval Health Prof. 2016 Sep 22.
  26. Vallipuram J, Dhalla S, Bell CM, Dresser L, Han H, Husain S, Minden MD, Paul NS, So M, Steinberg M, Vallipuram M, Wong G, Morris AM. Chest CT scans are frequently abnormal in asymptomatic patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia. Leuk Lymphoma. 2016 Sep 19:1-8
  27. Yadav G, Goldberg HR, Barense MD, Bell CM. A Cross-Sectional Survey of Population-Wide Wait Times for Patients Seeking Medical vs. Cosmetic Dermatologic Care. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 15;11(9):e0162767.
  28. Alam A, Matelski JJ, Goldberg HR, Liu JJ, Klemensberg J, Bell CM. The Characteristics of International Medical Graduates Who Have Been Disciplined by Professional Regulatory Colleges in Canada: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Acad Med. 2016 Sep 6.
  29. Jeffs L, McShane J, Flintoft V, White P, Indar A, Maione M, Lopez AJ, Bookey-Bassett S, Scavuzzo L. Contextualizing learning to improve care using collaborative communities of practices. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Sep 2;16:464.
  30. Baker GR, Fancott C, Judd M, O'Connor P. Expanding patient engagement in quality improvement and health system redesign: Three Canadian case studies. Healthc Manage Forum. 2016 Sep;29(5):176-82.
  31. Lakhani A, Lass E, Silverstein WK, Born KB, Levinson W, Wong BM. Choosing Wisely for Medical Education: Six Things Medical Students and Trainees Should Question. Acad Med. 2016 Aug 2
  32. Koller D, Rummens A, Le Pouesard M, Espin S, Friedman J, Coffey M, Kenneally N. Patient disclosure of medical errors in paediatrics: A systematic literature review. Paediatr Child Health. 2016 May;21(4):e32-8.
  33. Vozoris NT, Wang X, Fischer HD, Bell CM, O'Donnell DE, Austin PC, Stephenson AL, Gill SS, Rochon PA. Incident opioid drug use and adverse respiratory outcomes among older adults with COPD. Eur Respir J. 2016 Sep;48(3):683-93.
  34. Lapointe-Shaw L, Abushomar H, Chen XK, Gapanenko K, Taylor C, Krzyzanowska MK, Bell CM. Care and Outcomes of Patients With Cancer Admitted to the Hospital on Weekends and Holidays: A Retrospective Cohort Study. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Jul;14(7):867-74.
  35. MacFadden DR, LaDelfa A, Leen J, Gold WL, Daneman N, Weber E, Al-Busaidi I, Petrescu D, Saltzman I, Devlin M, Andany N, Leis JA. Impact of Reported Beta-Lactam Allergy on Inpatient Outcomes: A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Jul 11.
  36. Chan MK, de Camps Meschino D, Dath D, Busari J, Bohnen JD, Samson LM, Matlow A, Sánchez-Mendiola M. Collaborating internationally on physician leadership development: why now? Leadersh Health Serv (Bradf Engl). 2016 Jul 4;29(3):231-9.
  37. Matlow A, Chan MK, Bohnen JD, Blumenthal DM, Sánchez-Mendiola M, de Camps Meschino D, Samson LM, Busari J. Collaborating internationally on physician leadership education: first steps. Leadersh Health Serv (Bradf Engl). 2016 Jul 4;29(3):220-30.
  38. Cleverley K, Bennett K, Jeffs L. Identifying process and outcome indicators of successful transitions from child to adult mental health services: protocol for a scoping review. BMJ Open. 2016 Jul 5;6(7):e012376. 
  39. Kovacs-Litman A, Wong K, Shojania KG, Callery S, Vearncombe M, Leis JA. Do physicians clean their hands? Insights from a covert observational study. J Hosp Med. 2016 Jul 5.
  40. Jeffs L, Scavuzzo L, Lopez AJ. Making the case for graduate students and quality improvement. Nurs Manage. 2016 Jul;47(7):18-9.
  41. Strudwick G, McGillis Hall L, Nagle L, Trbovich P. Understanding Nurses' Perceptions of Electronic Health Record Use in an Acute Care Hospital Setting. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2016;225:795.
  42. Soong C, Leis JA, Okrainec K, McDonald EG, Lee TC. A point prevalence study of urinary catheter use among teaching hospitals with and without reduction programs. J Hosp Med. 2016 Jun 17.
  43. Jeffs L, Saragosa M, Merkley J, Maione M. Engaging Patients to Meet Their Fundamental Needs: Key to Safe and Quality Care. Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont). 2016;29(1):59-66.
  44. Thomas A, Silver SA, Rathe A, Robinson P, Wald R, Bell CM, Harel Z. Feasibility of a hemodialysis safety checklist for nurses and patients: a quality improvement study. Clin Kidney J. 2016 Jun;9(3):335-42.
  45. Kotsakis A, Stevens D, Frndova H, Neal R, Williamson G, Mohseni-Bod H, Parshuram CS. Description of PICU Unplanned Readmission. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jun;17(6):558-62.
  46. Wong BM, Sullivan GM. How to Write Up Your Quality Improvement Initiatives for Publication. J Grad Med Educ. 2016 May;8(2):128-33.
  47. Bhawra J, Toulany A, Cohen E, Moore Hepburn C, Guttmann A. Primary care interventions to improve transition of youth with chronic health conditions from paediatric to adult healthcare: a systematic review. BMJ Open. 2016 May 5;6(5):e011871.
  48. Liu JJ, Bell CM. Disciplined doctors: learning from the pain of the past. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 May 4. pii: bmjqs-2016-005589.
  49. Jeffs L, Indar A, Harvey B, McShane J, Bookey-Bassett S, Flintoft V, Suhemat A, Maione M. Enabling Role of Manager in Engaging Clinicians and Staff in Quality Improvement: Being Present and Flexible. J Nurs Care Qual. 2016 May 3.
  50. Gandhi TK, Berwick DM, Shojania KG. Patient Safety at the Crossroads. JAMA. 2016 May 3;315(17):1829-30.
  51. Goodman D, Ogrinc G, Davies L, Baker GR, Barnsteiner J, Foster TC, Gali K, Hilden J, Horwitz L, Kaplan HC, Leis J, Matulis JC, Michie S, Miltner R, Neily J, Nelson WA, Niedner M, Oliver B, Rutman L, Thomson R, Thor J. Explanation and elaboration of the SQUIRE (Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence) Guidelines, V.2.0: examples of SQUIRE elements in the healthcare improvement literature. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Apr 13.
  52. Laschinger HK, Cummings G, Leiter M, Wong C, MacPhee M, Ritchie J, Wolff A, Regan S, Rhéaume-Brüning A, Jeffs L, Young-Ritchie C, Grinspun D, Gurnham ME, Foster B, Huckstep S, Ruffolo M, Shamian J, Burkoski V, Wood K, Read E. Starting Out: A time-lagged study of new graduate nurses' transition to practice. Int J Nurs Stud. 2016 May;57:82-95.
  53.  Desveaux L, Gomes T, Tadrous M, Jeffs L, Taljaard M, Rogers J, Bell CM, Ivers NM. Appropriate prescribing in nursing homes demonstration project (APDP) study protocol: pragmatic, cluster-randomized trial and mixed methods process evaluation of an Ontario policy-maker initiative to improve appropriate prescribing of antipsychotics. Implement Sci. 2016 Mar 29;11(1):45
  54. Chan CT, Chertow GM, Nesrallah G, Bell CM. How to Use Quality Improvement Tools in Clinical Practice: A Primer for Nephrologists. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Mar 25.
  55. Silver SA, McQuillan R, Harel Z, Weizman AV, Thomas A, Nesrallah G, Bell CM, Chan CT, Chertow GM. How to Sustain Change and Support Continuous Quality Improvement. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Mar 25. pii: CJN.11501015.
  56. Silver SA, Harel Z, McQuillan R, Weizman AV, Thomas A, Chertow GM, Nesrallah G, Bell CM, Chan CT. How to Begin a Quality Improvement Project. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Mar 25.
  57. McQuillan RF, Silver SA, Harel Z, Weizman A, Thomas A, Bell C, Chertow GM, Chan CT, Nesrallah G. How to Measure and Interpret Quality Improvement Data. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Mar 25.
  58. Harel Z, Silver SA, McQuillan RF, Weizman AV, Thomas A, Chertow GM, Nesrallah G, Chan CT, Bell CMHow to Diagnose Solutions to a Quality of Care Problem. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Mar 25.
  59. So M, Yang DY, Bell C, Humar A, Morris A, Husain S. Solid Organ Transplant Patients: Are There Opportunities for Antimicrobial Stewardship? Clin Transplant. 2016 Mar 18.
  60. Redelmeier DA, Etchells EE. Unwanted patients and unwanted diagnostic errors. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Mar 7.
  61. Cohen E, Gandhi S, Toulany A, Moore C, Fu L, Orkin J, Levy D, Stephenson AL, Guttmann A. Health Care Use During Transfer to Adult Care Among Youth With Chronic Conditions. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar;137(3):1-9. epub 2016 Feb 23.
  62. Principi T, Coates AL, Parkin PC, Stephens D, DaSilva Z, Schuh S. Effect of Oxygen Desaturations on Subsequent Medical Visits in Infants Discharged From the Emergency Department With Bronchiolitis. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Feb 29.
  63. Brener SS, Bronksill SE, Comrie R, Huang A, Bell CM. Association between in-hospital supportive visits by primary care physicians and patient outcomes: A population-based cohort study. J Hosp Med. 2016 Feb 23.
  64. Pariser P, Pus L, Stanaitis I, Abrams H, Ivers N, Baker GR, Lockhart E, Hawker G. Improving System Integration: The Art and Science of Engaging Small Community Practices in Health System Innovation. Int J Family Med. 2016;2016:5926303.
  65. Staiger TO, Mills LM, Wong BM, Levinson W, Bremner WJ, Schleyer AM. Recognizing Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Activities in Academic Promotion in Departments of Medicine: Innovative Language in Promotion Criteria. Am J Med. 2016 Jan 29. pii: S0002-9343(16)30066-3.
  66. Raymond TT, Bonafide CP, Praestgaard A, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Parshuram CS, Hunt EA; American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators. Pediatric Medical Emergency Team Events and Outcomes: A Report of 3647 Events From the American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Registry. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Feb;6(2):57-64.
  67. Seitz DP, Gill SS, Austin PC, Bell CM, Anderson GM, Gruneir A, Rochon PA. Rehabilitation of Older Adults with Dementia After Hip Fracture. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Jan;64(1):47-54.
  68. Sidani S, Manojlovich M, Doran D, Fox M, Covell CL, Kelly H, Jeffs L, McAllister M. Nurses' Perceptions of Interventions for the Management of Patient-Oriented Outcomes: A Key Factor for Evidence-Based Practice. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2016 Feb;13(1):66-74.
  69. Soong C, Bell C. Response to: 'Recast the debate about preventable readmissions' by Sutherland et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Jan 7. pii: bmjqs-2015-005126.
  70. Moriates C, Wong BM. High-value care programmes from the bottom-up... and the top-down. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Jan 6. pii: bmjqs-2015-005036.
  71. Dixon-Woods M, Shojania KG. Ethnography as a methodological descriptor: the editors' reply. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Jan 4. pii: bmjqs-2015-005117.
  72. Stang AS, Wong BM. Republished: Patients teaching patient safety: the challenge of turning negative patient experiences into positive learning opportunities. Postgrad Med J. 2016 Jan;92(1083):1-3.
  73. Malik A, Bell CM, Stukel TA, Urbach DR. Recurrence of inguinal hernias repaired in a large hernia surgical specialty hospital and general hospitals in Ontario, Canada. Can J Surg. 2016 Feb;59(1):19-25.
  74. Leis JA, Corpus C, Rahmani A, Catt B, Wong BM, Callery S, Vearncombe M. Medical Directive for Urinary Catheter Removal by Nurses on General Medical Wards. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jan 1;176(1):113-5.
  75. Levitt K, Shojania KG, Bhatia RS. Point-of-care decision support for reducing inappropriate test use: easier said than done. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Jan;25(1):6-8.
  76. Griffin MC, Gilbert RE, Broadfield LH, Easty AE, Trbovich PL. ReCAP: Comparison of Independent Error Checks for Oral Versus Intravenous Chemotherapy. J Oncol Pract. 2016 Feb;12(2):168-9.
  77. Scales DC, Fischer HD, Li P, Bierman AS, Fernandes O, Mamdani M, Rochon P, Urbach DR, Bell CM. Unintentional Continuation of Medications Intended for Acute Illness After Hospital Discharge: A Population-Based Cohort Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Feb;31(2):196-202.
  78. Steinberg M, Dresser LD, Daneman N, Smith OM, Matte A, Marinoff N, Bell CM, Morris AM. A National Survey of Critical Care Physicians' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceptions of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs. J Intensive Care Med. 2016 Jan;31(1):61-5.
  79. MacMillan TE, Slessarev M, Etchells E. eWasted time: Redundant work during hospital admission and discharge. Health Informatics J. 2016 Mar;22(1):60-6.