CQuIPS is committed to advancing QIPS practice and research. Our team and core members produce papers and obtain grants in greater numbers than any comparable Canadian centre and on par with prominent international centres.

See below for an archive of our leadership team and core members’ QIPS publications:

  1. Burra TA, Soong C, Wong BM. Taking action on inequities: a structural paradigm for quality and safety.  BMJ Qual Saf. 2024 Apr 30:bmjqs-2023-017027. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2023-017027. Online ahead of print.
  2. Roberts A, Hallet J, Nguyen L, Coburn N, Wright FC, Gandhi S, et al. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for triple-negative and Her2 +ve breast cancer: striving for the standard of care. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2024 Apr 27. doi: 10.1007/s10549-024-07282-1. Online ahead of print.
  3. Gete M, Huang SH, Ringash J, Irish J, Su J, Ballal Y, Waldron JN, Witterick I, de Almeida J, Hosni A, Hope AJ, Monteiro E, et al. Causes and impact of delays during the COVID-19 pandemic on head and neck cancer diagnosis. Head Neck. 2024 Apr 25. doi: 10.1002/hed.27784. Online ahead of print.
  4. Bhate TD, Sukhera J, Litwin S, Chan TM, Wong BM, Smeraglio A. Systems-Based Practice in Graduate Medical Education: Evolving Toward an Ideal Future State. Acad Med. 2024 Apr 1;99(4):357-362. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005612. 
  5. Sampieri G, Li H, Ataalla P, Merriman K, Noel CW, Hallet J, Coburn N, Karam I, Smoragiewicz M, Wong B, et al. Interventions for Concerning Patient-Reported Outcomes in Routine Cancer Care: A Systematic Review. Ann Surg Oncol. 2024 Mar;31(3):1495-1496. doi: 10.1245/s10434-023-14673-z.
  6. Soong C, Horstman MJ. Introducing an addition to the family of quality improvement measures: Equity. J Hosp Med. 2024 Mar;19(3):243-244. doi: 10.1002/jhm.13283. 
  7. Frank JR, Karpinski J, Sherbino J, Snell LS, Atkinson A, Oswald A, Hall AK, Cooke L, Dojeiji S, Richardson D, Cheung WJ, Cavalcanti RB, Dalseg TR, Thoma B, Flynn L, Gofton W, Dudek N, Bhanji F, Wong BM, et al. Competence By Design: a transformational national model of time-variable competency-based postgraduate medical education. Perspect Med Educ. 2024 Mar 18;13(1):201-223. doi: 10.5334/pme.1096. eCollection 2024.
  8. Rodin R, Stukel TA, Chung H, Bell CM, et al. Attending physicians’ annual service volume and use of virtual end-of-life care: A population-based cohort study in Ontario, Canada. PLoS One. 2024 Mar 8;19(3):e0299826. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0299826. eCollection 2024
  9. Brown A, La J, Keri MI, Hillis C, Razack S, Korah N, Karpinski J, Frank JR, Wong B, Goldman J. In EPAs we trust, is quality and safety a must? A cross-specialty analysis of entrustable professional activity guides. Med Teach. 2024 Mar 25:1-9. doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2024.2323177. Online ahead of print.
  10. Carstensen K, Goldman J, Kjeldsen AM, Lou S, Nielsen CP. Engaging health care professionals in quality improvement: A qualitative study exploring the synergies between projects of professionalisation and institutionalisation in quality improvement collaborative implementation in Denmark. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2024 Feb 2:13558196241231169. doi: 10.1177/13558196241231169. Online ahead of print.
  11. Kokorelias KM, Lee TJ, Bayley M, Seto E, Toulany A, Nelson MLA, Dimitropoulos G, Penner M, Simpson R, Munce SEP. A Web-Based Peer-Patient Navigation Program (Compassionate Online Navigation to Enhance Care Transitions) for Youth Living With Childhood-Acquired Disabilities Transitioning From Pediatric to Adult Care: Qualitative Descriptive Study. JMIR Pediatr Parent. 2024 Feb 7;7:e47545. 
  12. Mullan PC, Levasseur KA, Bajaj L, Nypaver M, Chamberlain JM, Thull-Freedman J, Ostrow O, Jain S. Recommendations for Choosing Wisely in Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Five Opportunities to Improve Value. Ann Emerg Med. 2024 Feb 11:S0196-0644(24)00017-9. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2024.01.007. Online ahead of print.
  13. Sampieri G, Li H, Ataalla P, Merriman K, Noel CW, Hallet J, Coburn N, Karam I, Smoragiewicz M, Wong B, Fu R, Eskander A. Interventions for Concerning Patient-Reported Outcomes in Routine Cancer Care: A Systematic Review. Ann Surg Oncol. 2024 Feb;31(2):1148-1170. doi: 10.1245/s10434-023-14576-z. Epub 2023 Nov 23.
  14. Bell CM, Thamboo AV, Monteiro E, Yip J. Prescribing Practices and Barriers of Biologics for Chronic Rhinosinusitis Amongst Otolaryngologists. Laryngoscope. 2024 Feb 27. doi: 10.1002/lary.31370.  Online ahead of print.
  15. Shojania KG. Is targeting healthcare’s carbon footprint really the best we can do to help address the climate crisis? BMJ Qual Saf. 2024 Feb 19;33(3):205-208.
  16. Hali K, Manzo MA, Koucheki R, Wunder JS, Jenkinson RJ, Mayo AL, et al. Use of virtual reality for the management of phantom limb pain: a systematic review. Disabil Rehabil. 2024 Feb;46(4):629-636. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2023.2172222. Epub 2023 Feb 1.
  17. Sampieri G, Li H, Ataalla P, Merriman K, Noel CW, Hallet J, Coburn N, Karam I, Smoragiewicz M, Wong B, et al. Interventions for Concerning Patient-Reported Outcomes in Routine Cancer Care: A Systematic Review. Ann Surg Oncol. 2024 Feb;31(2):1148-1170.
  18. Soong C, Horstman MJ. Introducing an addition to the family of quality improvement measures: Equity. J Hosp Med. 2024 Jan 20. doi: 10.1002/jhm.13283. Online ahead of print.
  19. Verma AA, Trbovich P, Mamdani M, Shojania KG. Grand rounds in methodology: key considerations for implementing machine learning solutions in quality improvement initiatives. BMJ Qual Saf. 2024 Jan 19;33(2):121-131.
  20. Lyren A, Haines E, Fanta M, Gutzeit M, Staubach K, Chundi P, Ward V, Srinivasan L, Mackey M, Vonderhaar M, Sisson P, Sheffield-Bradshaw U, Fryzlewicz B, Coffey M, et al. Racial and ethnic disparities in common inpatient safety outcomes in a children’s hospital cohortBMJ Qual Saf. 2024 Jan 19;33(2):86-97.
  21. Jeffs L, Kuluski K, Flintoft V, MacLaurin A, Asselbergs M, Zeng RL, Bruno F, Schonewille N, Baker GR. Reconceptualizing Patient Safety Beyond Harm: Insights From a Mixed-Methods Qualitative Inquiry. J Nurs Care Qual. 2024 Jan 10. doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000757. Online ahead of print.
  22. Incze T, Pinkney SJ, Li C, Hameed U, Hallbeck MS, Grantcharov TP, Trbovich PL. Using the Operating Room Black Box to Assess Surgical Team Member Adaptation Under Uncertainty: An Observational Study. Ann Surg. 2024 Jan 9. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000006191. Online ahead of print.
  23. Hamidi S, Kim SJ, Auguste BL. Electronic Alerts in Acute Kidney Injury-More Questions Than Answers. JAMA Netw Open. 2024 Jan 2;7(1):e2351682.
  24. Campisi ES, Hong CJ, Monteiro E, et al. A visiting otolaryngology team in northern Ontario – demographics, clinical presentation and barriers to access. Rural Remote Health. 2024 Jan;24(1):8574. doi: 10.22605/RRH8574. Epub 2024 Jan 31.
  25. Bailey K, Avolio J, Lo L, Gajaria A, Mooney S, Greer K, Martens H, Tami P, Pidduck J, Cunningham J, Munce S, Toulany A. Social and Structural Drivers of Health and Transition to Adult Care. Pediatrics. 2024 Jan 1;153(1):e2023062275. 
  26. Wasilewski MB, Szigeti Z, Sheppard CL, Minezes J, Hitzig SL, Mayo AL, et al. “You want them to be partners in therapy, but that’s tricky when they’re not there”: A qualitative study exploring caregiver involvement across the continuum of care during the early COVID pandemic. Clin Rehabil. 2024 Jan;38(1):109-118.
  1. de Jager P, Aleman D, Baxter N, Bell C, et al. Social determinants of access to timely elective surgery in Ontario, Canada: a cross-sectional population level study. CMAJ Open. 2023 Dec 19;11(6):E1164-E1180. 
  2. Bhate TD, Sukhera J, Litwin S, Chan TM, Wong BM, Smeraglio A. Systems-Based Practice in Graduate Medical Education: Evolving Toward an Ideal Future State. Acad Med. 2023 Dec 19. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005612. Online ahead of print.
  3. Kinnear B, Caretta-Weyer H, Lam ACL, Tang B, Ginsburg S, Wong BM, et al. Finding Medicine’s Moneyball: How Lessons from Major League Baseball Can Advance Assessment in Precision Education. Acad Med. 2023 Dec 18. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005600. Online ahead of print.
  4. Rotteau L, Othman D, Dunbar-Yaffe R, Fortin C, Go K, Mayo A, Pelc J, Wolfstadt J, Guo M, Soong CPhysician engagement in organisational patient safety through the implementation of a Medical Safety Huddle initiative: a qualitative studyBMJ Qual Saf. 2023 Dec 14;33(1):33-42.
  5. Fleshner L, Lagree A, Shiner A, Alera MA, Bielecki M, Grant R, Kiss A, Krzyzanowska MK, Cheng I, Tran WT, Gandhi S. Drivers of Emergency Department Use Among Oncology Patients in the Era of Novel Cancer Therapeutics: A Systematic Review. Oncologist. 2023 Dec 11;28(12):1020-1033.
  6. Wu AG, Madhavan G, Deakins K, Evans D, Hayward A, Pugh C, Stutts AC, Mustin L, Staubach KC, Sisson P, Coffey M et al. Pediatric Ventilator-Associated Events Before and After a Multicenter Quality Improvement Initiative. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Dec 1;6(12):e2346545.
  7. Aggarwal M, Hutchison B, Abdelhalim R, Baker GRBuilding High-Performing Primary Care Systems: After a Decade of Policy Change, Is Canada “Walking the Talk?”Milbank Q. 2023 Dec;101(4):1139-1190.
  8. Gupta J, Zipursky AR, Pirie J, Freire G, Karin A, Bohn MK, Adeli K, Ostrow O. Coming in Hot: A quality improvement approach to improving care of febrile infants. Paediatrics & Child Health, 2023;, Online ahead of print.
  9. Batthish M, Kuper A, Fine C, Laxer RM, Baker GR. Organizational Learning in the Morbidity and Mortality Conference. Journal for Healthcare Quality. November 21, 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/JHQ.0000000000000416
  10. Toulany A, et al. Sociodemographic Differences in Physician-Based Mental Health and Virtual Care Utilization and Uptake of Virtual Care Among Children and Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ontario, Canada: A Population-Based StudyCan J Psychiatry. 2023 Dec;68(12):904-915.
  11. Auguste BL, Nadeau-Fredette AC, Parekh RS, et al. A Canadian Commentary on the NKF-ASN Task Force Recommendations on Reassessing the Inclusion of Race in Diagnosing Kidney Disease. Kidney Med. 2023 Nov 15;6(1):100746.
  12. Wong JV, Yang GJ, Auguste BL, et al. Automated Digital Counseling Program (ODYSSEE-Kidney Health): A Pilot Study on Health-Related Quality of Life. Kidney360. 2023 Oct 1;4(10):1397-1406. 
  13. Ghai S, Hitzig SL, Eberlin L, Melo J, Mayo AL, et al. Reporting of Rehabilitation Outcomes in the Traumatic Lower Limb Amputation Literature: A Systematic ReviewArch Phys Med Rehabil. 2023 Sep 12:S0003-9993(23)00522-1. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2023.08.028. Online ahead of print.
  14. Shojania KGIs targeting healthcare’s carbon footprint really the best we can do to help address the climate crisis? BMJ Qual Saf. 2023 Sep 4:bmjqs-2023-016312. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2023-016312. Online ahead of print.
  15. Tripathi S, McGarvey J, Lee K, Staubach K, Gehring E, Sisson P, McCaskey M, Mack E, Hord J, Pallotto EK, Lyren A, Coffey MCompliance With Central Line Maintenance Bundle and Infection RatesPediatrics. 2023 Sep 1;152(3):e2022059688.
  16. Bailey K, Lo LA, Chauhan B, Formuli F, Peck JR, Burra TAUsing a Quality Improvement Approach to Implement Measurement-Based Care (MBC) in Outpatient General PsychiatryJt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2023 Oct;49(10):563-571.
  17. Doshi S, Shin S, Lapointe-Shaw L, Fowler RA, Fralick M, Kwan JL, Shojania KG, et al. Temporal Clustering of Critical Illness Events on Medical WardsJAMA Intern Med. 2023 Sep 1;183(9):924-932.
  18. Yorke E, Toulany A, et al. Population-Based Repeated Cross-Sectional Study of Hospitalizations for Comorbid Physical and Psychiatric Disorders in Young Adults in Ontario, Canada. J Adolesc Health. 2023 Oct;73(4):715-723.
  19. Etchells ETrbovich PFive golden rules for successful measurement of improvementBMJ Qual Saf. 2023 Oct;32(10):566-569.
  20. Boet S, Burns JK, Brehaut J, Britton M, Grantcharov T, Grimshaw J, McConnell M, Posner G, Raiche I, Singh S, Trbovich P, et al. Analyzing interprofessional teamwork in the operating room: An exploratory observational study using conventional and alternative approachesJ Interprof Care. 2023 Sep 3;37(5):715-724.
  21. Simpson R, Szigeti Z, Sheppard CL, Minezes J, Hitzig SL, Mayo AL, et al. The experiences of patients, family caregivers, healthcare providers, and health service leaders with compassionate care following hospitalization with COVID-19: a qualitative studyDisabil Rehabil. 2023 Sep;45(18):2896-2905.
  22. Akinkugbe O, Dhanani S, Watad S, Aravind PD, Pereira M, Dryden-Palmer K, Alnaji F, Bell C, et al. The care of critically ill adults with COVID-19 in Ontario pediatric intensive care unitsCan J Anaesth. 2023 Aug 3. doi: 10.1007/s12630-023-02535-x. Online ahead of print.
  23. Goldman JLo LRotteau LWong BM, Kuper A, Coffey M, Rawal S, Alfred M, Razack S, Pinard M, Palomo M, Trbovich PApplying an equity lens to hospital safety monitoring: a critical interpretive synthesis protocolBMJ Open. 2023 Jul 31;13(7):e072706.
  24. Milazzo T, Bishop K, Ho G, Tse E, Binhammer P, Mayo A, et al. Improving hand therapy delivery during care transitions in multisystem trauma patientsBMJ Open Qual. 2023 Jul;12(3):e002249.
  25. Moltaji S, Posa S, Mayo AL, et al. Qualitative needs assessment for the development of a smart thumb prosthesisDisabil Rehabil. 2023 Jul 23:1-7. Online ahead of print.
  26. Moriates C, Silverstein WK, Bandeira de Mello R, Stammen L, Wong BMHigh-value care education can learn from the evidence-based medicine movement: moving beyond competencies and curricula to cultureBMJ Evid Based Med. 2023 Jul 21:bmjebm-2023-112270. Online ahead of print.
  27. Saunders NR, Stukel TA, Strauss R, Fu L, Guan J, Cohen E, Vigod S, Guttmann A, Kurdyak P, Toulany AAssociation between physician characteristics and practice-level uptake of paediatric virtual mental healthcare: a population-based studyBMJ Open. 2023 Jul 14;13(7):e070172.
  28. Do V, Buchanan F, Gill P, Nicholas D, Wahi G, Bismilla Z, Coffey M, et al. Exploring the lived experience of patients and families who speak language other than English (LOE) for healthcare: developing a qualitative studyRes Involv Engagem. 2023 Jul 10;9(1):49.
  29. Sawka AM, Ghai S, Rotstein L, Irish JC, Pasternak JD, Gullane PJ, Monteiro E, et al. Gender Differences in Fears Related to Low-Risk Papillary Thyroid Cancer and Its TreatmentJAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2023 Jul 6:e231642. Online ahead of print.
  30. Redelmeier DA, Etchells EE, et al. Psychology of envy towards medical colleaguesJ R Soc Med. 2023 Jul;116(7):229-235.
  31. JN Friedman, L Whitney, M Jones, O Ostrow. Resource stewardship and Choosing Wisely in a children’s hospital. Paediatrics & Child Health 28 (3), 151-157.
  32. Ferro MA, Toulany ALongitudinal Association Between Youth Multimorbidity and Psychological Distress: Impact of the COVID-19 PandemicChild Psychiatry Hum Dev. 2023 Jun 26. Online ahead of print.
  33. Wasilewski MB, Szigeti Z, Simpson R, Minezes J, Mayo AL, et al. Characteristics and healthcare utilization of COVID-19 rehabilitation patients during the first and second waves of the pandemic in Toronto, CanadaInt J Rehabil Res. 2023 Sep 1;46(3):258-263.
  34. Wasilewski MB, Szigeti Z, Sheppard CL, Minezes J, Hitzig SL, Mayo AL, et al. Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Providers’ Experiences with COVID Care and Recovery across the Care Continuum: A Qualitative StudyInt J Integr Care. 2023 Jun 16;23(2):27
  35. Davis VH, Dainty KN, Dhalla IA, Sheehan KA, Wong BM, et al. “Addressing the bigger picture”: A qualitative study of internal medicine patients’ perspectives on social needs data collection and usePLoS One. 2023 Jun 7;18(6):e0285795.
  36. Yogasingam S, Konnyu KJ, Lépine J, Sullivan K, Alabousi M, Edwards A, Hillmer M, Karunananthan S, Lavis JN, Linklater S, Moher D, Manns BJ, Mortazhejri S, Nazarali S, Paprica PA, Ramsay T, Ryan PM, Sargious P, Shojania KG, et al. Quality improvement strategies for diabetes care: Effects on outcomes for adults living with diabetesCochrane Database Syst Rev. 2023 May 31;5(5):CD014513.
  37. Dahan M, Rotteau L, et al. Understanding the Family Context: A Qualitative Descriptive Study of Parent and NICU Clinician Experiences and PerspectivesChildren 2023;10:896.
  38. Agostino H, Toulany AConsiderations for privacy and confidentiality in adolescent health care service delivery. Paediatr Child Health. 2023 May 16;28(3):172-183.
  39. Rolnitsky A, Bell CMSustaining Improvement Initiatives: Challenges and Potential ToolsClin Perinatol. 2023 Jun;50(2):307-320.
  40. Grandjean-Blanchet C, Le CK, Villeneuve S, Cada M, Beck CE, Science M, Rosenfield D, Ostrow OValue-Based Care for Healthy Children With First Episode of Febrile NeutropeniaHosp Pediatr. 2023 May 17:e2022007075. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2022-007075. Online ahead of print.
  41. Varangu L, Cowan K, Amin O, Sarrazin M, Dawson M, Rubinstein E, Miller FA, Hirst L, Trbovich P, et al. Reusable personal protective equipment in Canadian healthcare: Safe, secure, and sustainableHealthc Manage Forum. 2023 May 15:8404704231168752. doi: 10.1177/08404704231168752. Online ahead of print.
  42. Silverstein WK, Zipursky JS, Amaral AC, Leis JA, Strong L, Nardi J, Weinerman AS, Wong BM, Stroud L. Effect of Ward-Based High-Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) Oxygen Therapy on Critical Care Utilization During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Apr;38(5):1160-1166.
  43. Colburn JL, Scerpella DL, Chapin M, Walker KA, Dy SM, Saylor MA, Sharma N, Rebala S, Anderson RE, McGuire M, Hussain N, Rawlinson C, Cotter V, Cockey K, Wolff JL, Smith KM, et al. SHARING Choices: Lessons Learned from a Primary-Care Focused Advance Care Planning Intervention. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Apr 24:S0885-3924(23)00463-3.
  44. Waddell AE, Yue Y, Comrie R, Wong BM, et al. Effects of the Implementation of a Patient-Oriented Discharge Summary (PODS) on Pre- and Postdischarge OutcomesPsychiatr Serv. 2023 Apr 25:appips20220309. doi: 10.1176/ Online ahead of print.
  45. Steinberg R, Posa S, Pattni N, Wasilewski MB, Robinson LR, Jankey S, Simpson R, Mayo AL, et al. Psychosocial group therapy interventions for patients with physical disabilities: A scoping review of implementation considerationsRehabil Psychol. 2023 Apr 20. doi: 10.1037/rep0000491. Online ahead of print.
  46. Weinerman, A. S., Chirila, A., Hales, B., Townsend, C., Tomiczek, N., Williams, V. R., & Leis, J. A. COVID-19 vaccine uptake among healthcare workers: an achievable quality improvement target. BMJ Open Qual. 2023;12(1):e002103. doi:10.1136/bmjoq-2022-002103
  47. Grose EM, Kim JH, Philteos J, Levin M, Lee JW, Monteiro EAA critical readability and quality analysis of internet-based patient information on neck dissectionsWorld J Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2023 Mar; 9(1):59-65.
  48. Jeffs L, Bruno F, Zeng RL, Schonewille N, Kinder K, De Souza G, D’Arpino M, Baker GRIntegrating Implementation Science in a Quality and Patient Safety Improvement Learning Collaborative: Essential Ingredients and ImpactJt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2023 May;49(5):255-264.
  49. Barnabe C, Osei-Tutu K, Maniate JM, Razack S, Wong BM, et al. Equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice in CanMEDS 2025Can Med Educ J. 2023 Mar 21;14(1):27-32.
  50. Manzoor F, Sundrelingam V, Roberts SB, Fralick M, Kwan JL, Tang T, Weinerman AS, Rawal S, Liu JJ, et al. Analysis of Resident and Attending Physician End-of-Rotation Changeover Days and Association With Patient Length of StayJAMA Netw Open. 2023 Mar 1;6(3):e234516.
  51. Ng G, Larouche J, Feldman S, Verduyn A, Ward S, Wong BMMayo AVirtual Fracture Care in Long-Term Care Homes Avoiding Emergency Department VisitsJ Am Med Dir Assoc. 2023 May;24(5):661-663.
  52. Warren C, Chignell M, Pinkney SJ, Armstrong BA, Guerguerian AM, Laussen PC, Trbovich PLEffects of Unit Census and Patient Acuity Levels on Discussions During Patient RoundsPediatr Crit Care Med. 2023 May 1;24(5):e253-e257
  53. Armstrong BA, Dutescu IA, Tung A, Carter DN, Trbovich PL, et al. Cognitive biases in surgery: systematic reviewBr J Surg. 2023 2023 May 16;110(6):645-654.
  54. Zwaan L, Smith KM, et al. Patient generated research priorities to improve diagnostic safety: A systematic prioritization exercisePatient Educ Couns. 2023 May;110:107650.
  55. Franklin BD, Thomas EJ, Soong CAdvancing equity, diversity and inclusion at BMJ Quality and SafetyBMJ Qual Saf. 2023 Jun;32(6):301-304.
  56. Elliott CG, Notario L, Wong B, et al. Implementing the IMIST-AMBO tool for paramedic to trauma team handovers: a video review analysisCJEM. 2023 May;25(5):421-428.
  57. Kim S, Cottrell J, Waddell J, Bohm E, Adie S, Ward S, Leighton J, Bogoch E, Backstein D, Dunbar M, Masri B, Zywiel M, Monteiro E, et al. Quality indicators in primary elective total hip and knee arthroplastyInt Orthop. 2023 Mar;47(3):647-658.
  58. Byrd C, Noelck M, Kerns E, Bryan M, Hamline M, Garber M, Ostrow O, et al. Multicenter Study of High-Flow Nasal Cannula Initiation and Duration of Use in BronchiolitisHosp Pediatr. 2023 Mar 20:e2022006965. Online ahead of print.
  59. Cressman AM, Purohit U, Shadowitz E, Etchells EWeinerman A, Gerson D, Shojania KG, Stroud L, Wong BM, et al. Potentially avoidable admissions to general internal medicine at an academic teaching hospital: an observational studyCMAJ Open. 2023 Feb 28;11(1):E201-E207.
  60. Hamidi S, Auguste BLContinuous quality improvement in peritoneal dialysis: Your questions answeredPerit Dial Int. 2023 Feb 26:8968608231156924. Online ahead of print.
  61. Kokorelias KM, Lee TJ, Bayley M, Seto E, Toulany A, et al. “I Have Eight Different Files at Eight Different Places”: Perspectives of Youths and Their Family Caregivers on Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Rehabilitation and Community ServicesJ Clin Med. 2023 Feb 20;12(4):1693.
  62. Rolnitsky A, Unger S, Urbach D, Bell CMThe price of neonatal intensive care outcomes – in-hospital costs of morbidities related to preterm birthFront Pediatr. 2023 Feb 7;11:1068367.
  63. Piggott KL, Soong CAnnals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes – How to Treat Poor Sleep in the HospitalAnn Intern Med. 2023 Feb;176(2):eM230001.
  64. Bartsch E, Shin S, Roberts S, MacMillan TE, Fralick M, Liu JJ, Tang T, Kwan JL, Weinerman A, et al. Imaging delays among medical inpatients in Toronto, Ontario: A cohort studyPLoS One. 2023 Feb 3;18(2):e0281327.
  65. Hali K, Manzo MA, Koucheki R, Wunder JS, Jenkinson RJ, Mayo AL, et al. Use of virtual reality for the management of phantom limb pain: a systematic reviewDisabil Rehabil. 2023 Feb 1:1-8. Online ahead of print.
  66. Patey AM, Soong CTop-down and bottom-up approaches to low-value careBMJ Qual Saf. 2023 Feb;32(2):65-68.
  67. Soong CBell CM, et al. ‘Show me the data!’ Using time series to display performance data for hospital boardsBMJ Qual Saf. 2023 Feb;32(2):69-72.
  68. Chan CK, Magaz M, Williams VR, Wong J, Klein-Nouri M, Feldman S, O’Brien J, Salt N, Simor AE, Charles J, Wong BM, Shadowitz S, Fleming K, Chan AK, Leis JAIntegration of hospital with congregate care homes in response to the COVID-19 pandemicCan Commun Dis Rep 2023;49(2/3):67−75.
  69. Merkley J, Ronald K, Amaral N, et al. Enculturating, embedding and investing in fundamental care in an academic health science centreJ Adv Nurs. 2023 Mar;79(3):933-941.
  70. Silver SA, Adhikari NK, Jeyakumar N, Luo B, Harel Z, Dixon SN, Brimble KS, Clark EG, Neyra JA, Vijayaraghavan BKT, Garg AX, Bell CM, et al. Association of an Acute Kidney Injury Follow-up Clinic With Patient Outcomes and Care Processes: A Cohort Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2023 May;81(5):554-563.e1.
  71. Amaral N, et al. Focusing on fundamentals of care in an ICU setting during a pandemicJ Adv Nurs. 2023 Mar;79(3):970-979.
  72. Zheng S, Auguste BLFive Things to Know About Volume Overload in Peritoneal Dialysis. Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2023 Jan 20;10:20543581221150590. eCollection 2023.
  73. Sachdeva M, Troup A, Jeffs L, Matelski J, Bell CM, et al. “I Had Bills to Pay”: a Mixed-Methods Study on the Role of Income on Care Transitions in a Public-Payer Healthcare SystemJ Gen Intern Med. Epub 2023 Jan 25.
  74. Starmer AJ, Spector ND, O’Toole JK, Bismilla Z, Calaman S, Campos ML, Coffey M, et al. Implementation of the I-PASS handoff program in diverse clinical environments: A multicenter prospective effectiveness implementation studyJ Hosp Med. 2023 Jan;18(1):5-14.
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  1. Hedlund N, Beer I, Hoppe-Tichy T, Trbovich PSystematic evidence review of rates and burden of harm of intravenous admixture drug preparation errors in healthcare settings. BMJ Open2017 Dec 28;7(12):e015912.
  2. Bai AD, Agarwal A, Steinberg M, Showler A, Burry L, Tomlinson GA, Bell CM, Morris AM. Clinical predictors and clinical prediction rules to estimate initial patient risk for infective endocarditis in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Microbiol Infect2017 Dec;23(12):900-906.
  3. Gagliardi AR, Ducey A, Lehoux P, Turgeon T, Kolbunik J, Ross S, Trbovich P, Easty A, Bell C, Urbach DR. Multiple constraints compromise decision-making about implantable medical devices for individual patients: qualitative interviews with physicians. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak2017 Dec 22;17(1):178.
  4. Cardone F, Cheung D, Han A, Born KB, Alexander L, Levinson W, Wong BMChoosing Wisely Canada Students and Trainees Advocating for Resource Stewardship (STARS) campaign: a descriptive evaluation. CMAJ Open2017 Dec 19;5(4):E864-E871.
  5. Trost JC, Soong CCardiac Biomarkers-Are We Testing Wisely? J Hosp Med2017 Dec;12(12):1017-1018.
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  7. Mukerji G, Weinerman A, Schwartz S, Atkinson A, Stroud L, Wong BMCommunicating wisely: teaching residents to communicate effectively with patients and caregivers about unnecessary tests. BMC Med Educ2017 Dec 11;17(1):248.
  8. Eaton KP, Levy K, Soong C, et al. Evidence-Based Guidelines to Eliminate Repetitive Laboratory Testing. JAMA Intern Med2017 Dec 1;177(12):1833-1839.
  9. Brydges R, Stroud L, Wong BM, et al. Core Competencies or a Competent Core? A Scoping Review and Realist Synthesis of Invasive Bedside Procedural Skills Training in Internal Medicine. Acad Med2017 Nov;92(11):1632-1643.
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  11. McIntyre C, McQuillan R, Bell C, Battistella M. Targeted Deprescribing in an Outpatient Hemodialysis Unit: A Quality Improvement Study to Decrease Polypharmacy. Am J Kidney Dis. Am J Kidney Dis2017 Nov;70(5):611-618.
  12. Liu JJ, Bell CM, Matelski JJ, Detsky AS, Cram P. Payments by US pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to US medical journal editors: retrospective observational study. BMJ2017 Oct 26;359:j4619.
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  14. Baker M, Bell CM, Xiong W, Etchells E, Rossos PG, Shojania KG, et al. Do Combined Pharmacist and Prescriber Efforts on Medication Reconciliation Reduce Postdischarge Patient Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Readmissions? J Hosp Med2017 Oct 4:E1-E6.
  15. Lapointe-Shaw L, Mamdani M, Luo J, Austin PC, Ivers NM, Redelmeier DA, Bell CMEffectiveness of a financial incentive to physicians for timely follow-up after hospital discharge: a population-based time series analysis. CMAJ2017 Oct 2;189(39):E1224-E1229.
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  18. Maclagan LC, Maxwell CJ, Gandhi S, Guan J, Bell CM, Hogan DB, Daneman N, Gill SS, Morris AM, Jeffs L, et al. Frailty and Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use at Nursing Home Transition. J Am Geriatr Soc2017 Oct;65(10):2205-2212.
  19. O’Kelly F, Nason G.J., Manecksha R.P., Cascio S ,Quinn F.J., Leonard M, Koyle MA, et al. The effect of social media (#SoMe) on journal impact factor and parental awareness in pediatric urology. J Pediatr Urol2017 Oct;13(5):513.e1-513.e7.
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  21. Gagliardi AR, Takata J, Ducey A, Lehoux P, Ross S, Trbovich PL, Easty A, Bell CM, Urbach DR. MEDICAL DEVICE RECALLS IN CANADA FROM 2005 TO 2015.  Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2017 Sep 18:1-7. [epub ahead of print]
  22. Sharma A, Lo V, Lapointe-Shaw L, Soong C, Wu PE, Wu RC. A time-motion study of residents and medical students performing patient discharges from general internal medicine wards: a disjointed, interrupted process. Intern Emerg Med. Sep;12(6):789-798.
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  24. Chow SL, Shojania KG“Rheum to Improve”: Quality Improvement in Outpatient Rheumatology. J Rheumatol. 2017 Sep;44(9):1304-1310.
  25. Kwan JL, Singh H. Assigning responsibility to close the loop on radiology test results. Diagnosis (Berl). 2017 Sep;4(3):173-177.
  26. Kiran T, Glazier RH, Moineddin R, Gu S, Wilton AS, Paszat L. The impact of a population-based screening program on income and immigration-related disparities in colorectal cancer screening. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Sep;26(9):1401-1410.
  27. Quinn KL, Bell CMDoes the Week-End Justify the Means? J Hosp Med. 2017 Sep;12(9):779-780.
  28. Campitelli MA, Maxwell CJ, Giannakeas V, Bell CM, Daneman N, Jeffs L, et al. The Variation of Statin Use Among Nursing Home Residents and Physicians: A Cross-Sectional Analysis. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Sep;65(9):2044-2051.
  29. Shojania KG. Identifying vendors in studies of electronic health records: the editor replies. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Aug;27(8):e1.
  30. Bhatia RS, Ivers NM, Yin XC, Myers D, Nesbitt GC, Edwards J, Yared K, Wadhera RK, Wu JC, Kithcart AP, Wong BM, et al. Improving the Appropriate Use of Transthoracic Echocardiography: The Echo WISELY Trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Aug 29;70(9):1135-1144.
  31. Jeffs L, Saragosa M, Law MP, Kuluski K, Espin S, Merkley J. The role of caregivers in interfacility care transitions: a qualitative study. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2017 Aug 21;11:1443-1450.
  32. Lin YL, Guerguerian AM, Tomasi J, Laussen P, Trbovich PUsability of data integration and visualization software for multidisciplinary pediatric intensive care: a human factors approach to assessing technology. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2017 Aug 14;17(1):122.
  33. Wong BMGoldman J, Goguen JM, Base C, Rotteau L, Van Melle E, Kuper A, Shojania KGFaculty-Resident “Co-learning”: A Longitudinal Exploration of an Innovative Model for Faculty Development in Quality Improvement. Acad Med. 2017 Aug;92(8):1151-1159.
  34. Gill PJ, Richardson SE, Ostrow O, Friedman JN. Testing for Respiratory Viruses in Children: To Swab or Not to SwabJAMA Pediatr. 2017 Aug 1;171(8):798-804.
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  36. Shojania KG, Dixon-Woods M. Estimating preventable hospital deaths: the authors reply. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 Aug;26(8):694.
  37. Abuzeid W, Abunassar J, Leis JA, Tang V, Wong B, et al. Radiation safety in the cardiac catheterization lab: A time series quality improvement initiative. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2017 Jul – Aug;18(5S1):S22-S26.
  38. Bai AD, Steinberg M, Showler A, Burry L, Bhatia RS, Tomlinson GA, Bell CM, Morris AM. Diagnostic Accuracy of Transthoracic Echocardiography for Infective Endocarditis Findings Using Transesophageal Echocardiography as the Reference Standard: A Meta-Analysis. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2017 Jul;30(7):639-646.e8.
  39. Matlow JN, Bronskill SE, Gruneir A, Bell CM, et al. Use of Medications of Questionable Benefit at the End of Life in Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Jul;65(7):1535-1542.
  40. Perl J, McArthur E, Bell C, et al. Dialysis Modality and Readmission Following Hospital Discharge: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Am J Kidney Dis2017 Jul;70(1):11-20.
  41. Leis JA, Shojania KG. A primer on PDSA: executing plan-do-study-act cycles in practice, not just in name. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 Jul;26(7):572-577.
  42. Daneman N, Campitelli MA, Giannakeas V, Morris AM, Bell CM, Maxwell CJ, Jeffs L, Austin PC, Bronskill SE. Influences on the start, selection and duration of treatment with antibiotics in long-term care facilities. CMAJ. 2017 Jun 26;189(25):E851-E860.
  43. Sears NA, Blais R, Spinks M, Paré M, Baker GRAssociations between patient factors and adverse events in the home care setting: a secondary data analysis of two canadian adverse event studies. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Jun 12;17(1):400.
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  45. Sasangohar F, Donmez B, Easty AC, Trbovich PLEffects of Nested Interruptions on Task Resumption. Hum Factors. 2017 Jun;59(4):628-639.
  46. Moayedi Y, Schofield T, Etchells E, Silver SA, Kobulnik J, McQuillan R, Bell C, et al. Closing the Care Gap: A Primer on Quality Improvement for Heart Failure Clinicians. Circ Heart Fail2017 May;10(5).
  47. Kurdyak P, Vigod S, Duchen R, Jacob B, Stukel T, Kiran TDiabetes quality of care and outcomes: Comparison of individuals with and without schizophrenia. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2017 May;46:7-13.
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  55. Campbell RJ, El-Defrawy SR, Gill SS, Whitehead M, Campbell EL, Hooper PL, Bell CM, Ten Hove M. New Surgeon Outcomes and the Effectiveness of Surgical Training: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Ophthalmology. 2017 Apr;124(4):532-538.
  56. Gagliardi AR, Lehoux P, Ducey A, Easty A, Ross S, Bell CM, Trbovich P, et al. Factors constraining patient engagement in implantable medical device discussions and decisions: interviews with physicians. Int J Qual Health Care2017 Apr 1;29(2):276-282.
  57. Jeffs L, Kuluski K, Law M, Saragosa M, Espin S, Ferris E, Merkley J, Dusek B, Kastner M, Bell CMIdentifying Effective Nurse-Led Care Transition Interventions for Older Adults With Complex Needs Using a Structured Expert Panel. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs2017  Apr;14(2):136-144.
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  60. Lamb MJ, Baillie L, Pajak D, Flynn J, Bansal V, Simor A, Vearncombe M, Walker SA, Clark S, Gollish J, Leis JAElimination of screening urine cultures prior to elective joint arthroplasty. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 15;64(6):806-809.
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  30. Kovacs-Litman A, Wong K, Shojania KG, Callery S, Vearncombe M, Leis JADo physicians clean their hands? Insights from a covert observational study. J Hosp Med. 2016 Jul 5.
  31. Jeffs L, Scavuzzo L, Lopez AJ. Making the case for graduate students and quality improvement. Nurs Manage. 2016 Jul;47(7):18-9.
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  36. 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.
  37. Kotsakis A, Stevens D, Frndova H, Neal R, Williamson G, Mohseni-Bod H, Parshuram CSDescription of PICU Unplanned Readmission. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jun;17(6):558-62.
  38. So M, Yang DY, Bell C, et al. Solid Organ Transplant Patients: Are There Opportunities for Antimicrobial Stewardship? Clin Transplant. 2016 Jun;30(6):659-68.
  39. Brener SS, Bronksill SE, Comrie R, Huang A, Bell CMAssociation between in-hospital supportive visits by primary care physicians and patient outcomes: A population-based cohort study. J Hosp Med. 2016  Jun;11(6):418-24.
  40. 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.
  41. Wong BM, Sullivan GM. How to Write Up Your Quality Improvement Initiatives for Publication. J Grad Med Educ. 2016 May;8(2):128-33.
  42. Silver SA, McQuillan R, Harel Z, Weizman AV, Thomas A, Nesrallah G, Bell CM, et al. How to Sustain Change and Support Continuous Quality Improvement. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 May 6;11(5):916-24.
  43. McQuillan RF, Silver SA, Harel Z, Weizman A, Thomas A, Bell C, et al. How to Measure and Interpret Quality Improvement Data. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 May 6;11(5):908-14.
  44. Harel Z, Silver SA, McQuillan RFWeizman 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 May 6;11(5):901-7.
  45. Silver SA, Harel Z, McQuillan RWeizman AV, Thomas A, Chertow GM, Nesrallah G, Bell CM, Chan CT. How to Begin a Quality Improvement Project. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 May 6;11(5):893-900.
  46. Chan CT, Chertow GM, Nesrallah G, Bell CMHow to Use Quality Improvement Tools in Clinical Practice: A Primer for Nephrologists. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 May 6;11(5):891-2.
  47. Bhawra J, Toulany A, et al. 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. Gandhi TK, Berwick DM, Shojania KGPatient Safety at the Crossroads. JAMA. 2016 May 3;315(17):1829-30.
  49. Laschinger HK, Cummings G, Leiter M, Wong C, MacPhee M, Ritchie J, Wolff A, Regan S, Rhéaume-Brüning A, Jeffs L, et al. Starting Out: A time-lagged study of new graduate nurses’ transition to practice. Int J Nurs Stud. 2016 May;57:82-95.
  50. Soong C, Bell CResponse to: ‘Recast the debate about preventable readmissions’ by Sutherland et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 May;129(5):540-6.
  51. Staiger TO, Mills LM, Wong BM, et al. Recognizing Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Activities in Academic Promotion in Departments of Medicine: Innovative Language in Promotion Criteria. Am J Med. 2016 May;129(5):540-6.
  52. 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.
  53. Cohen E, Gandhi S, Toulany A, et al. Health Care Use During Transfer to Adult Care Among Youth With Chronic Conditions. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar;137(3):1-9.
  54. Pariser P, Pus L, Stanaitis I, Abrams H, Ivers N, Baker GR, et al. Improving System Integration: The Art and Science of Engaging Small Community Practices in Health System Innovation. Int J Family Med. 2016;2016:5926303.
  55. MacMillan TE, Slessarev M, Etchells EeWasted time: Redundant work during hospital admission and discharge. Health Informatics J. 2016 Mar;22(1):60-6.
  56. Raymond TT, Bonafide CP, Praestgaard A, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Parshuram CS, et al. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. Malik A, Bell CM, et al. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. Scales DC, Fischer HD, Li P, Bierman AS, Fernandes O, Mamdani M, Rochon P, Urbach DR, Bell CMUnintentional 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.
  61. Seitz DP, Gill SS, Austin PC, Bell CM, et al. Rehabilitation of Older Adults with Dementia After Hip Fracture. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Jan;64(1):47-54.
  62. Stang AS, Wong BMRepublished: Patients teaching patient safety: the challenge of turning negative patient experiences into positive learning opportunities. Postgrad Med J. 2016 Jan;92(1083):1-3.
  63. Leis JA, Corpus C, Rahmani A, Catt B, Wong BM, et al. Medical Directive for Urinary Catheter Removal by Nurses on General Medical Wards. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jan 1;176(1):113-5.
  64. 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.
  65. 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.
  1. Bishop AC, Baker GR, Boyle TA, MacKinnon NJ. Using the Health Belief Model to explain patient involvement in patient safety. Health Expect. 2015 Dec;18(6):3019-33.
  2. Soong C, Bell CIdentifying preventable readmissions: an achievable goal or waiting for Godot? BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Dec;24(12):741-3.
  3. Halperin IJ, Sehgal P, Lowe J, Hladunewich M, Wong BMIncreasing Timely Postpartum Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Completion in Women with Gestational Diabetes: A Quality-Improvement Initiative. Can J Diabetes. 2015 Dec;39(6):451-6.
  4. Kwan JL, Morgan MW, Stewart TE, Bell CMImpact of an innovative inpatient patient navigator program on length of stay and 30-day readmission. J Hosp Med. 2015 Dec;10(12):799-803.
  5. Amaral AC, McDonald A, Coburn NG, Xiong W, Shojania KG, et al. Expanding the scope of Critical Care Rapid Response Teams: a feasible approach to identify adverse events. A prospective observational cohort. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Dec;24(12):764-8.
  6. Brehaut JC, Carroll K, Elwyn G, Saginur R, Kimmelman J, Shojania K, et al. Elements of informed consent and decision quality were poorly correlated in informed consent documents. J Clin Epidemiol. 2015 Dec;68(12):1472-80.
  7. Harel Z, Wald R, McArthur E, Chertow GM, Harel S, Gruneir A, Fischer HD, Garg AX, Perl J, Nash DM, Silver S, Bell CMRehospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits after Hospital Discharge in Patients Receiving Maintenance Hemodialysis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Dec;26(12):3141-50.
  8. Jeffs L, et al. Implementation of the National Nursing Quality Report Initiative in Canada: Insights From Pilot Participants. J Nurs Care Qual. 2015 Oct-Dec;30(4):E9-16.
  9. Sasangohar F, Donmez B, Easty AC, Trbovich PLThe relation between interruption content and interrupted task severity in intensive care nursing: An observational study. Int J Nurs Stud. 2015 Oct;52(10):1573-81.
  10. Uppal NK, Eisen D, Weissberger J, Wyman RJ, Urbach DR, Bell CMTransfer of care of postsurgical patients from hospital to the community setting: cross-sectional survey of primary care physicians. Am J Surg. 2015 Oct;210(4):778-82.
  11. Sasangohar F, Donmez B, Easty AC, Trbovich PLMitigating nonurgent interruptions during high-severity intensive care unit tasks using a task-severity awareness tool: A quasi-controlled observational study. J Crit Care. 2015 Oct;30(5):1150.e1-6.
  12. Yin P, Kiss A, Leis JAUrinalysis Orders Among Patients Admitted to the General Medicine Service. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Oct 1;175(10):1711-3.
  13. Leis JA, Corpus C, Catt B, Jinnah F, Edgar B, Wong BM, et al. Indwelling urinary catheter surveillance using a Task-oriented nurse acuity system. Am J Infect Control. 2015 Oct 1;43(10):1112-3.
  14. Jeffs L, Thampi N, Maione M, Steinberg M, Morris AM, Bell CMA Qualitative Analysis of Implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship at 3 Academic Hospitals: Understanding the Key Influences on Success. Can J Hosp Pharm. 2015 Sep-Oct;68(5):395-400.
  15. Shojania KG, Marang-van de Mheen PJ. Temporal trends in patient safety in the Netherlands: reductions in preventable adverse events or the end of adverse events as a useful metric? BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Sep;24(9):541-4.
  16. Adams J, Wong B, Wijeysundera HC. Root causes for delayed hospital discharge in patients with ST-segment Myocardial Infarction (STEMI): a qualitative analysis. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2015 Sep 29;15:107.
  17. Bhatia RS, Ivers N, Yin CX, Myers D, Nesbitt G, Edwards J, Yared K, Wadhera R, Wu JC, Wong B, et al. Design and methods of the Echo WISELY (Will Inappropriate Scenarios for Echocardiography Lessen SignificantlY) study: An investigator-blinded randomized controlled trial of education and feedback intervention to reduce inappropriate echocardiograms. Am Heart J. 2015 Aug;170(2):202-9.
  18. Weinerman AS, Dhalla IA, Kiss A, Etchells EE, Wu RC, Wong BMFrequency and clinical relevance of inconsistent code status documentation. J Hosp Med. 2015 Aug;10(8):491-6..
  19. Daneman N, Bronskill SE, Gruneir A, Newman AM, Fischer HD, Rochon PA, Anderson GM, Bell CMVariability in Antibiotic Use Across Nursing Homes and the Risk of Antibiotic-Related Adverse Outcomes for Individual Residents. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Aug;175(8):1331-9.
  20. So JP, Aleem IS, Tsang DS, Matlow AG, et al. Increasing Compliance With an Antibiotic Prophylaxis Guideline to Prevent Pediatric Surgical Site Infection: Before and After Study. Ann Surg. 2015 Aug;262(2):403-8.
  21. Khoshbin A, So JP, Aleem IS, Stephens D, Matlow AG, Wright JG; for The SickKids Surgical Site Infection Task Force. Antibiotic Prophylaxis to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in Children: A Prospective Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2015 Aug;262(2):397-402.
  22. Jeffs L, Nincic V, White P, Hayes L, Lo J. Leveraging Data to Transform Nursing Care: Insights From Nurse Leaders. J Nurs Care Qual. 2015 Jul-Sep;30(3):269-74.
  23. Liu JJ, Alam AQ, Goldberg HR, Matelski JJ, Bell CMCharacteristics of Internal Medicine Physicians Disciplined by Professional Colleges in Canada. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Jul;94(26):e937.
  24. Thampi N, Showler A, Burry L, Bai AD, Steinberg M, Ricciuto DR, Bell CM, Morris AM. Multicenter study of health care cost of patients admitted to hospital with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: Impact of length of stay and intensity of care. Am J Infect Control. 2015 Jul 1;43(7):739-44.
  25. Stall NM, Fischer HD, Wu CF, Bierman AS, Brener S, Bronskill S, Etchells E, Fernandes O, Lau D, Mamdani MM, Rochon P, Urbach DR, Bell CMUnintentional Discontinuation of Chronic Medications for Seniors in Nursing Homes: Evaluation of a National Medication Reconciliation Accreditation Requirement Using a Population-Based Cohort Study. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Jun;94(25):e899.
  26. Urbach DR, Bell CMA Revised Quality Measure for Surgical Care: More Alpha Testing for Perioperative β-Blockers? JAMA. 2015 Jun 16;313(23):2369-70.
  27. Rotteau L, Webster F, Salkeld E, Hellings C, Guttmann A, Vermeulen MJ, et al. Ontario’s Emergency Department Process Improvement Program: The Experience of Implementation. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Jun;22(6):720-9.
  28. Parshuram CS, et al. Evaluating processes of care and outcomes of children in hospital (EPOCH): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Jun 2;16:245.
  29. Goldberg AE, Vijenthira A, Wong BMFailure to cancel tests: a case of an unnecessary joint arthrocentesis: a teachable moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Jun;175(6):891-2.
  30. Fernandes O, Gorman SK, Slavik RS, Semchuk WM, Shalansky S, Bussières JF, Doucette D, Bannerman H, Lo J, Shukla S, Chan WW, Benninger N, MacKinnon NJ, Bell CM, et al. Development of Clinical Pharmacy Key Performance Indicators for Hospital Pharmacists Using a Modified Delphi Approach. Ann Pharmacother. 2015 Jun;49(6):656-69.
  31. Al-Busaidi I, Leis JA, et al. Infectious Complications Following Transrectal Ultrasound-guided Prostate Biopsy: A Canadian Tertiary Cancer Center Experience. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 May;36(5):614-6.
  32. Bai AD, Showler A, Burry L, Steinberg M, Ricciuto DR, Fernandes T, Chiu A, Raybardhan S, Science M, Fernando E, Tomlinson G, Bell CM, Morris AM. Impact of Infectious Disease Consultation on Quality of Care, Mortality, and Length of Stay in Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Results From a Large Multicenter Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 May 15;60(10):1451-61.
  33. Kozij NK, Devlin MK, Wong BMMetrics for evaluating the quality of handovers–reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Apr;175(4):655.
  34. Shojania KG, Catchpole K. ‘The problem with…’: a new series on problematic improvements and problematic problems in healthcare quality and patient safety. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Apr;24(4):246-9.
  35. Wong BM, Dyal S, Etchells EE, Knowles S, Gerard L, Diamantouros A, Mehta R, Liu B, Baker GRShojania KGApplication of a trigger tool in near real time to inform quality improvement activities: a prospective study in a general medicine ward. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Apr;24(4):272-81.
  36. Joundi RA, Wong BMLeis JAAntibiotics “Just-In-Case” in a Patient With Aspiration Pneumonitis. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Apr;175(4):489-90.
  37. Detsky ME, Ailon J, Weinerman AS, Amaral AC, Bell CMA two-site survey of clinicians to identify practices and preferences of intensive care unit transfers to general medical wards. J Crit Care. 2015 Apr;30(2):358-62.
  38. Taylor G, Gravel D, Saxinger L, Bush K, Simmonds K, Matlow A, et al. Prevalence of antimicrobial use in a network of Canadian hospitals in 2002 and 2009. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2015 Mar-Apr;26(2):85-9.
  39. Ebrahim S, Parshuram CComparison of utility scores from the Visual Analog Scale and Health Utilities Index 3 in children following pediatric intensive care unit admission. J Child Health Care. 2015 Mar;19(1):53-62.
  40. Parshuram CS, Amaral AC, Ferguson ND, Baker GREtchells EE, et al. Patient safety, resident well-being and continuity of care with different resident duty schedules in the intensive care unit: a randomized trial. CMAJ. 2015 Mar 17;187(5):321-9.
  41. Silver SA, Thomas A, Rathe A, Robinson P, Wald R, Harel Z, Bell CMDevelopment of a hemodialysis safety checklist using a structured panel process. Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2015 Feb 12;2:5. eCollection 2015.
  42. Kitto S, Goldman J, Etchells E, Silver I, Peller J, Sargeant J, Reeves S, Bell M. Quality improvement, patient safety, and continuing education: a qualitative study of the current boundaries and opportunities for collaboration between these domains. Acad Med. 2015 Feb;90(2):240-5.
  43. Al-Abri M, Wong BMLeis JAA urinary catheter left in place for slightly too long: a teachable moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Feb 1;175(2):163.
  44. Luca SR, Kayedi M, Wong BMFalse-positive test results in a patient with severe hepatitis: a teachable moment—the risk of treating the numbers. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Feb;175(2):161-2.
  45. Okrainec K, Booth GL, Hollands S, Bell CMImpact of language barriers on complications and mortality among immigrants with diabetes: a population-based cohort study. Diabetes Care. 2015 Feb;38(2):189-96.
  46. Stang AS, Wong BMPatients teaching patient safety: the challenge of turning negative patient experiences into positive learning opportunities. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Jan;24(1):4-6.
  47. Hoffman AS, Matlow A, Shroff M, Cohen E. Factors impacting same-day cancellation of outpatient pediatric magnetic resonance imaging under anesthesia. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Jan;45(1):99-107.
  1. Osborne R, Parshuram CSDelinking resident duty hours from patient safety. BMC Med Educ. 2014 Dec 11;14 Suppl 1:S2.
  2. Batthish M, Tse SM, Feldman BM, Baker GR, Laxer RM. Trying to Improve Care: The Morbidity and Mortality Conference in a Division of Rheumatology. J Rheumatol. 2014 Dec;41(12):2452-8.
  3. Jeffs L, et al. Insights from staff nurses and managers on unit-specific nursing performance dashboards: a qualitative study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Dec;23(12):1001-6.
  4. Srigley JA, Furness CD, Baker GR, Gardam M. Quantification of the Hawthorne effect in hand hygiene compliance monitoring using an electronic monitoring system: a retrospective cohort study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Dec;23(12):974-80.
  5. Dimitropoulos G, Toulany A, et al. A Qualitative Study on the Experiences of Young Adults With Eating Disorders Transferring From Pediatric to Adult Care. Eat Disord. 2014 Nov 17:1-19.
  6. Starmer AJ, Spector ND, Srivastava R, West DC, Rosenbluth G, Allen AD, Noble EL, Tse LL, Dalal AK, Keohane CA, Lipsitz SR, Rothschild JM, Wien MF, Yoon CS, Zigmont KR, Wilson KM, O’Toole JK, Solan LG, Aylor M, Bismilla Z, Coffey M, et al. Changes in medical errors after implementation of a handoff program. N Engl J Med. 2014 Nov 6;371(19):1803-12.
  7. Wong BM. How health professions education can advance patient safety and quality improvement. Healthc Q. 2014;17 Spec No:31-5.
  8. Baker RG. Governance, policy and system-level efforts to support safer healthcare. Healthc Q. 2014;17 Spec No:21-6.
  9. Jeffs LDhalla I, Cardoso R, Bell CMThe perspectives of patients, family members and healthcare professionals on readmissions: preventable or inevitable? J Interprof Care. 2014 Nov;28(6):507-12.
  10. Rotteau LShojania KG, Webster F. ‘I think we should just listen and get out’: a qualitative exploration of views and experiences of Patient Safety WalkroundsBMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Oct;23(10):823-9
  11. Leis JA, et al. Lessons from audit and feedback of hospitalized patients with bacteriuria. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Oct;42(10):1136-7.
  12. Dhalla IA, O’Brien T, Morra D, Thorpe KE, Wong BM, Mehta R, Frost DW, Abrams H, Ko F, Van Rooyen P, Bell CM, et al. Effect of a postdischarge virtual ward on readmission or death for high-risk patients: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 Oct 1;312(13):1305-12.
  13. Tsai JP, Rochon PA, Raptis S, Bronskill SE, Bell CM, Saposnik G. A prescription at discharge improves long-term adherence for secondary stroke prevention. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2014 Oct;23(9):2308-15.
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  16. Kromm SK, Baker RG, Wodchis WP, Deber RB. Acute Care Hospitals’ Accountability to Provincial FundersHealthc Policy. 2014 Sep;10(SP):25-35.
  17. Gagliardi AR, Straus SE, Shojania KGUrbach DR. Multiple interacting factors influence adherence, and outcomes associated with surgical safety checklists: a qualitative study. PLoS One. 2014 Sep 26;9(9):e108585. eCollection 2014.
  18. Liu J, Griesman J, Nisenbaum R, Bell CMQuality of care of hospitalized internal medicine patients bedspaced to non-internal medicine inpatient units. PLoS One. 2014 Sep 3;9(9):e106763.
  19. Jeffs L, Hayes C, Smith O, Mamdani M, Nisenbaum R, Bell CM, et al. The effect of an organizational network for patient safety on safety event reporting. Eval Health Prof. 2014 Sep;37(3):366-78.
  20. Marang-van de Mheen PJ, Shojania KGSimpson’s paradox: how performance measurement can fail even with perfect risk adjustment. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Sep;23(9):701-5.
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  22. Devlin MK, Kozij NK, Kiss A, Richardson L, Wong BMMorning handover of on-call issues: opportunities for improvement. JAMA Intern Me 2014 Sep;174(9):1479-85.
  23. Chalk T, Lau D, Morgan M, Dietrich S, Beduz MA, Bell CMMount Sinai Hospital’s approach to Ontario’s Health System Funding Reform. Healthc Q. 2014;17(1):42-7.
  24. Vozoris NT, Fischer HD, Wang X, Stephenson AL, Gershon AS, Gruneir A, Austin PC, Anderson GM, Bell CM, et al. Benzodiazepine drug use and adverse respiratory outcomes among older adults with COPDEur Respir J. 2014 Aug;44(2):332-40.
  25. Jeffs L, et al. Enablers and barriers to implementing unit-specific nursing performance dashboards. J Nurs Care Qual. 2014 Jul-Sep;29(3):200-3.
  26. Pattani R, Wu PE, Dhalla IAResident duty hours in Canada: past, present and futureCMAJ. 2014 Jul 8;186(10):761-5.
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  30. Wu PE, Stroud L, McDonald-Blumer H, Wong BMUnderstanding the effect of resident duty hour reform: a qualitative study. CMAJ Open. 2014 Jun 2;2(2):E115-20.
  31. Zakova M, Pong S, Trope A, Atenafu EG, Papaioannou V, Bitnun SA, Richardson S, Schwartz S, Cox P, Parshuram C, et al. Dose derivation of once-daily dosing guidelines for gentamicin in critically ill pediatric patientsTher Drug Monit. 2014 Jun;36(3):288-94.
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  33. Bogoch II, Scully EP, Zachary KC, Yawetz S, Mayer KH, Bell CM, et al. Patient attrition between the emergency department and clinic among individuals presenting for HIV nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxisClin Infect Dis. 2014 Jun;58(11):1618-24.
  34. O’Toole JK, West DC, Starmer AJ, Yu CE, Calaman S, Rosenbluth G, Hepps JH, Lopreiato JO, Landrigan CP, Sectish TC, Spector ND; I-PASS Study Education Executive Committee (Coffey M). Placing faculty development front and center in a multisite educational initiative: lessons from the I-PASS Handoff studyAcad Pediatr. 2014 May-Jun;14(3):221-4.
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  37. Seitz DP, Gill SS, Gruneir A, Austin PC, Anderson GM, Bell CM, et al. Effects of dementia on postoperative outcomes of older adults with hip fractures: a population-based studyJ Am Med Dir Assoc. 2014 May;15(5):334-41.
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  68. Burry E, Punnett A, Mehta A, Thull-Freedman J, Robinson L, Gupta S. Identification of educational and infrastructural barriers to prompt antibiotic delivery in febrile neutropenia: a quality improvement initiative. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012
  69. Bigham BL, Buick JE, Brooks SC, Morrison M, Shojania KG, Morrison LJ. Patient safety in emergency medical services: a systematic review of the literature. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012
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  77. Spencer Netto F, Tien H, Ng J, Ortega S, Scarpelini S, Rizoli SB, Geerts W.  Pulmonary emboli after blunt trauma: timing, clinical characteristics and natural history. Injury. 2012
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  79. McDonnell CJ, White KS, Grady RM. Noncardiac chest pain in children and adolescents: a biopsychosocial conceptualization. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. 2012
  80. Oliver MJ, Verrelli M, Zacharias JM, Blake PG, Garg AX, Johnson JF, Pandeya  S, Perl J, Kiss AJ, Quinn RR. Choosing peritoneal dialysis reduces the risk of invasive access interventions. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012
  81. Leake PA, Cardoso R, Seevaratnam R, Lourenco L, Helyer L, Mahar A, Law C, Coburn NG. A systematic review of the accuracy and indications for diagnostic laparoscopy prior to curative-intent resection of gastric cancer. Gastric Cancer. 2012
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