Risks of Mortality Associated with Common Laboratory Tests: A novel, simple and meaningful way to set Decision Limits from data available in the Electronic Medical Record -

    Steven I Rothman, Alan B Solinger, Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine 51(5) 2013. 

    PMID: 23729574 

    Full Text: http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/cclm.2013.51.issue-9/cclm-2013-0167/cclm-2013-0167.xml


    Measuring the Modified Early Warning Score and the Rothman Index: Advantages of Utilizing the Electronic Medical Record in an Early Warning System -

    G. Duncan Finlay, MD, Michael J. Rothman, PhD, Robert A. Smith, PhD, FCCM, Journal of Hospital Medicine 2014 Feb;9(2):116-9.

    PMID: 24357519 

    Full Text: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jhm.2132


    Clinical Implications and Validity of Nursing Assessments: A Longitudinal Measure of Patient Condition from Analysis of the Electronic Medical Record

     Michael J Rothman, Alan B Solinger, Steven I Rothman, G Duncan Finlay, BMJ Open 2(4) 2012. 

    PMID: 22874626 

    Full Text: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3425946/


    Development and Validation of a Continuous Measure of Patient Condition using the Electronic Medical Record -

     Michael J. Rothman, Steven I. Rothman, Joseph Beals IV. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2013 Oct;46(5):837–48
    PMID: 23831554

    Placing Clinical Variables on a Common Linear Scale of Empirically-Based Risk as a Step Toward Construction of a General Patient Acuity Score From the Electronic Health Record: A modeling study

    Steven I. Rothman, Michael J. Rothman, Alan B. Solinger, BMJ Open 3(5) 2013.




    Shared Decision-Making at End-of-life is Aided by Graphical Trending of Illness Severity - 

    David B. Bittleman, MD, G. Duncan Finlay, MD, Alan B. Solinger, PhD, BMJ Case Reports 2014 Jan 13;2014.




    Impact of Severity-Adjusted Workload on Health Status of Patients Discharged from an ICU,

    Song-Hee (Hailey) Kim, Edieal Pinker, Joan Rimar, and Elizabeth Bradley, Social Science Research Network, August 14, 2015. http://ssrn.com/abstract=2644600


    Mortality Reduction Associated with Proactive Use of EMR-Based Acuity Score by an RN Team at an Urban Hospital, 

    Michael Rothman, Joan Rimar, Sheila Coonan, Stephen Allegretto, Thomas Balcezak, BMJ Quality and Safety, 2015 24: 734-735, in press.

    doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2015-IHIabstracts.21


    Evaluation of Electronic Medical Record Vital Sign Data versus a Commercially Available Acuity Score in Predicting Need for Critical Intervention at a Tertiary Children’s Hospital Model,

    Yong Sing da Silva, MD, Melinda Fiedor Hamilton, MD, MSc, Christopher Horvat1, MD, Ericka L. Fink, MD, MS, Fereshteh Palmer, MS, Andrew J. Nowalk, MD, PhD, Robert S. B. Clark, MD, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2015, 16(7):644-651. 
    PMID: 25901545 doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000444

    Assessment of a novel tool for identifying hospital heart failure patients at risk for 30-day readmission, longer length of stay and high cost, 

    Banoff, KM, Milner, K, Rimar, J, Greer, AE, Canavan, ME, Nursing Economics, 2015, in press.

    Estimating the Value Added of Attending Physicians on Patient Outcomes,

    Jason M. Fletcher, Leora I. Horwitz, and Elizabeth Bradley, National Bureau of Economic Research, Working paper No. w20534, October 2014. 

    Nurse Value-Added and Patient Outcomes in Acute Care,

     Olga Yakusheva (Marquette University), Health Services Research 2014 Dec;49(6):1767-86. Invited submission to “Best of Academy Health Annual Research Meeting – 2014”. 
    PMID: 25256089 doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12236

    Economic Evaluation of the 80% Baccalaureate Nurse Workforce Recommendation – A Patient-level Analysis, 

     Olga Yakusheva, PhD, Richard Lindrooth, PhD, and Marianne Weiss, DNSc, RN, Olga Yakusheva (Marquette University), Medical Care 2014, 52(10), 864-869. 
    PMID: 25215646 doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000189 

    Using the Rothman Index to Prevent Early Unplanned Surgical Intensive Care Unit Readmissions,

    Greta L. Piper, MD, Lewis J. Kaplan, MD, FACS, FCCM, FCCP, Adrian A Maung, MD, Felix Y. Lui, MD, FACS, Kimberly Barre, RN, Kimberly A. Davis, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM, Yale University School of Medicine, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 77(1) 2014, pp78-82. 
    PMID: 24977759 doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000265

    Identifying Patients at Increased Risk for Unplanned Readmission, 

    Elizabeth Bradley, PhD1, Olga Yakusheva, PhD2, Leora I. Horwitz, MD3, Heather Sipsma, PhD1, Jason Fletcher, PhD1. Medical Care, 51(9) 2013 pp761-766.

    1Yale School of Public Health 2Dept. of Economics, Marquette University 3Yale University School of Medicine

    PMID: 23942218 

    Full Text: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3771868/ doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3182a0f492




    Big Data Meets the Electronic Medical Record: A Commentary on “Identifying Patients at Increased Risk for Unplanned Readmission”

    Greg de Lissovoy PhD, MPH. Medical Care, 51(9) 2013 pp759-760. 

    PMID: 23942217 doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3182a67209


    Automated Analysis of Electronic Medical Record Data Reflects the Pathophysiology of Surgical Complications

     Joseph J. Tepas, MD, U of Florida College of Medicine, Allen L. Hsiao, MD, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, Joan M. Rimar, DNSc, RN, Yale New Haven Hospital. Surgery, 2013 Oct;154(4):918–26.

    PMID: 24074431 doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2013.07.014


    Proactive Vs. Reactive Rapid Response Systems: Decreasing Unplanned ICU Transfers

    Valerie Danesh, Lotricia Guerrier, Orlando Health, Edgar Jimenez, Orlando Regional Medical Center. Critical Care Medicine, Dec. 2012, Volume 40 supplement 112, Congress Abstracts, Society of Critical Care Medicine. Also accepted for oral presentation at the 42nd Critical Care Congress, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1/19/2013. 

    Algorithm-Based Proactive Rapid Response Team Rounds: Developing - A Safety Net for Patients and Nurses

    Valerie Danesh, Orlando Health, Edgar Jimenez, Orlando Regional Medical. Critical Care Medicine, 12/2011 supplemental issue. Presented at the 2012 Congress of Critical Care Medicine