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Patrick S Romano

Title(s)Professor, General Medicine, Geriatrics, and Bioethics
SchoolUniversity of California, Davis
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    1. Brown LM, Thibault DP, Kosinski AS, Cooke DT, Onaitis MW, Gaissert HA, Romano PS. Readmission after Lobectomy for Lung Cancer: Not All Complications Contribute Equally. Ann Surg. 2019 Aug 28. PMID: 31469745.
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    2. Lin JH, Brunson A, Romano PS, Mell MW, Humphries MD. Endovascular-First Treatment Is Associated With Improved Amputation-Free Survival in Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019 Aug; 12(8):e005273. PMID: 31357888.
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    3. Rosenthal JL, Atolagbe O, Hamline MY, Li ST, Toney A, Witkowski J, McKnight H, Tancredi DJ, Romano PS. Developing and Validating a Pediatric Potentially Avoidable Transfer Quality Metric. Am J Med Qual. 2019 Jun 10; 1062860619854535. PMID: 31177805.
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    4. Kelz RR, Sellers MM, Niknam BA, Sharpe JE, Rosenbaum PR, Hill AS, Zhou H, Hochman LL, Bilimoria KY, Itani K, Romano PS, Silber JH. A National Comparison of Operative Outcomes of New and Experienced Surgeons. Ann Surg. 2019 Jun 07. PMID: 31188212.
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    5. Clark JM, Marrufo AS, Kozower BD, Tancredi DJ, Nuño M, Cooke DT, Pollock BH, Romano PS, Brown LM. Cardiopulmonary Testing Before Lung Resection: What Are Thoracic Surgeons Doing? Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct; 108(4):1006-1012. PMID: 31181202.
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    6. Rosenthal JL, Lieng MK, Marcin JP, Romano PS. Profiling Pediatric Potentially Avoidable Transfers Using Procedure and Diagnosis Codes. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2019 Mar 19. PMID: 30893226.
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    7. Perez SL, Gosdin M, Pintor JK, Romano PS. Consumers' Perceptions And Choices Related To Three Value-Based Insurance Design Approaches. Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 Mar; 38(3):456-463. PMID: 30830829.
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    8. Clark JM, Utter GH, Nuño M, Romano PS, Brown LM, Cooke DT. ICD-10-CM/PCS: potential methodologic strengths and challenges for thoracic surgery researchers and reviewers. J Thorac Dis. 2019 Mar; 11(Suppl 4):S585-S595. PMID: 31032077.
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    9. Marrufo AS, Kozower BD, Tancredi DJ, Nuño M, Cooke DT, Pollock BH, Romano PS, Brown LM. Thoracic Surgeons' Beliefs and Practices on Smoking Cessation Before Lung Resection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May; 107(5):1494-1499. PMID: 30586576.
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    10. Whitney RL, Bell JF, Tancredi DJ, Romano PS, Bold RJ, Wun T, Joseph JG. Unplanned Hospitalization Among Individuals With Cancer in the Year After Diagnosis. J Oncol Pract. 2019 Jan; 15(1):e20-e29. PMID: 30523749.
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    11. Kaslow AA, Romano PS, Schwarz E, Shaikh U, Tong EK. Building and Scaling-up California Quits: Supporting Health Systems Change for Tobacco Treatment. Am J Prev Med. 2018 12; 55(6 Suppl 2):S214-S221. PMID: 30454676.
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    12. Bindman AB, Romano PS. Editors' Note: Driving Better Health Policy: "It's the Evidence, Stupid". Health Serv Res. 2018 12; 53(6):4064-4065. PMID: 30353550.
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    13. Januel JM, Romano PS, Couris CM, Hider P, Quan H, Colin C, Burnand B, Ghali WA. Clinical and Health System Determinants of Venous Thromboembolism Event Rates After Hip Arthroplasty: An International Comparison. Med Care. 2018 10; 56(10):862-869. PMID: 30001253.
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    14. Anderson JE, Utter GH, Romano PS, Jurkovich GJ. Surgeon-Reported Complications vs AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators: A Comparison of Two Approaches to Identifying Adverse Events. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 09; 227(3):313-320. PMID: 29981918.
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    15. Utter GH, Cox GL, Atolagbe OO, Owens PL, Romano PS. Conversion of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Quality Indicators from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM/PCS: The Process, Results, and Implications for Users. Health Serv Res. 2018 10; 53(5):3704-3727. PMID: 29846001.
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    16. Niknam BA, Arriaga AF, Rosenbaum PR, Hill AS, Ross RN, Even-Shoshan O, Romano PS, Silber JH. Adjustment for Atherosclerosis Diagnosis Distorts the Effects of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and the Ranking of Hospital Performance. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 05 25; 7(11). PMID: 29802147.
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    17. Silber JH, Arriaga AF, Niknam BA, Hill AS, Ross RN, Romano PS. Failure-to-Rescue After Acute Myocardial Infarction. Med Care. 2018 05; 56(5):416-423. PMID: 29578952.
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    18. Romano PS. HSR Begins a New Era. Health Serv Res. 2018 02; 53(1):5-8. PMID: 29370590.
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    19. Marcin JP, Romano PS, Dayal P, Dharmar M, Chamberlain JM, Dudley N, Macias CG, Nigrovic LE, Powell EC, Rogers AJ, Sonnett M, Tzimenatos L, Alpern ER, Andrews-Dickert R, Borgialli DA, Sidney E, Charles Casper T, Michael Dean J, Kuppermann N. Patient-level Factors and the Quality of Care Delivered in Pediatric Emergency Departments. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 03; 25(3):301-309. PMID: 29150972.
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    20. Zinn JS, Romano PS. Best of the 2017 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Health Serv Res. 2017 12; 52(6):1969. PMID: 29130268.
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    21. Marcin JP, Romano PS, Dharmar M, Chamberlain JM, Dudley N, Macias CG, Nigrovic LE, Powell EC, Rogers AJ, Sonnett M, Tzimenatos L, Alpern ER, Andrews-Dickert R, Borgialli DA, Sidney E, Casper C, Dean JM, Kuppermann N. Implicit Review Instrument to Evaluate Quality of Care Delivered by Physicians to Children in Emergency Departments. Health Serv Res. 2018 06; 53(3):1316-1334. PMID: 29143331.
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    22. Whitney RL, Bell JF, Tancredi DJ, Romano PS, Bold RJ, Joseph JG. Hospitalization Rates and Predictors of Rehospitalization Among Individuals With Advanced Cancer in the Year After Diagnosis. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Nov 01; 35(31):3610-3617. PMID: 28850290.
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    23. Forster AJ, Bernard B, Drösler SE, Gurevich Y, Harrison J, Januel JM, Romano PS, Southern DA, Sundararajan V, Quan H, Vanderloo SE, Pincus HA, Ghali WA. A World Health Organization field trial assessing a proposed ICD-11 framework for classifying patient safety events. Int J Qual Health Care. 2017 Aug 01; 29(4):548-556. PMID: 28934402.
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    24. Squitieri L, Ganz DA, Mangione CM, Needleman J, Romano PS, Saliba D, Ko CY, Waxman DA. Consistency of pressure injury documentation across interfacility transfers. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 03; 27(3):182-189. PMID: 28754811.
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    25. Woodworth L, Romano PS, Holmes JF. Does Insurance Status Influence a Patient's Hospital Charge? Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2017 Jun; 15(3):353-362. PMID: 28164250.
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    26. Rosenthal JL, Romano PS, Kokroko J, Gu W, Okumura MJ. Receiving Providers' Perceptions on Information Transmission During Interfacility Transfers to General Pediatric Floors. Hosp Pediatr. 2017 Jun; 7(6):335-343. PMID: 28559362.
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    27. Zinn J, Romano PS, DeFriese G, Shortell SM, Luft HS, Flood AB. Fifty Years of the Journal HSR: Informing Policy and Practice. Health Serv Res. 2017 06; 52(3):919-932. PMID: 28543315.
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    28. Pollmanns J, Romano PS, Weyermann M, Geraedts M, Drösler SE. Impact of Disease Prevalence Adjustment on Hospitalization Rates for Chronic Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions in Germany. Health Serv Res. 2018 04; 53(2):1180-1202. PMID: 28332190.
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    29. Thurston H, Freisthler B, Bell J, Tancredi D, Romano PS, Miyamoto S, Joseph JG. Environmental and individual attributes associated with child maltreatment resulting in hospitalization or death. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 05; 67:119-136. PMID: 28254689.
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    30. Southern DA, Burnand B, Droesler SE, Flemons W, Forster AJ, Gurevich Y, Harrison J, Quan H, Pincus HA, Romano PS, Sundararajan V, Kostanjsek N, Ghali WA. Deriving ICD-10 Codes for Patient Safety Indicators for Large-scale Surveillance Using Administrative Hospital Data. Med Care. 2017 03; 55(3):252-260. PMID: 27635599.
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    31. Chin DL, Bang H, Romano PS. Hospital Readmissions: The Authors Reply. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 02 01; 36(2):382. PMID: 28167733.
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    32. Thurston H, Freisthler B, Bell J, Tancredi D, Romano PS, Miyamoto S, Joseph JG. The temporal-spatial distribution of seriously maltreated children. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2017 02; 20:1-8. PMID: 28137674.
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    33. Zinn JS, Romano PS. Best of the 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Health Serv Res. 2016 12; 51(6):2053-2055. PMID: 27891604.
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    34. Miyamoto S, Romano PS, Putnam-Hornstein E, Thurston H, Dharmar M, Joseph JG. Risk factors for fatal and non-fatal child maltreatment in families previously investigated by CPS: A case-control study. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 Jan; 63:222-232. PMID: 27881240.
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    35. Chin DL, Bang H, Manickam RN, Romano PS. Rethinking Thirty-Day Hospital Readmissions: Shorter Intervals Might Be Better Indicators Of Quality Of Care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 10 01; 35(10):1867-1875. PMID: 27702961.
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    36. Humphries MD, Brunson A, Li CS, Melnikow J, Romano PS. Amputation trends for patients with lower extremity ulcers due to diabetes and peripheral artery disease using statewide data. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Dec; 64(6):1747-1755.e3. PMID: 27670653.
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    37. Ong MK, Romano PS, Fonarow GC. Telemedicine in Heart Failure-Ineffective or Just Ill Used?-Reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 07 01; 176(7):1035-6. PMID: 27379485.
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    38. Jenkins KJ, Koch Kupiec J, Owens PL, Romano PS, Geppert JJ, Gauvreau K. Development and Validation of an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Indicator for Mortality After Congenital Heart Surgery Harmonized With Risk Adjustment for Congenital Heart Surgery (RACHS-1) Methodology. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 05 20; 5(5). PMID: 27207997.
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    39. Anderson JE, Li Z, Romano PS, Parker J, Chang DC. Should Risk Adjustment for Surgical Outcomes Reporting Include Sociodemographic Status? A Study of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in California. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 08; 223(2):221-30. PMID: 27216572.
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    40. Rosenthal JL, Hilton JF, Teufel RJ, Romano PS, Kaiser SV, Okumura MJ. Profiling Interfacility Transfers for Hospitalized Pediatric Patients. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 6(6):345-53. PMID: 27150111.
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    41. Henry SG, Romano PS, Yarborough M. Building Trust Between Institutional Review Boards and Researchers. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 09; 31(9):987-9. PMID: 27138424.
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    42. White RH, Brunson A, Romano PS, Li Z, Wun T. Outcomes After Vena Cava Filter Use in Noncancer Patients With Acute Venous Thromboembolism: A Population-Based Study. Circulation. 2016 May 24; 133(21):2018-29. PMID: 27048765.
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    43. Romano PS. Commentary on Fuller and Colleagues: A False Dichotomy That Cannot Move Risk-Adjustment Efforts Forward. J Ambul Care Manage. 2016 Apr-Jun; 39(2):171-4. PMID: 26945304.
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    44. Dalrymple LS, Romano PS. Emergency Department Visits after Kidney Transplantation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Apr 07; 11(4):555-7. PMID: 27012952.
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    45. Ong MK, Romano PS, Edgington S, Aronow HU, Auerbach AD, Black JT, De Marco T, Escarce JJ, Evangelista LS, Hanna B, Ganiats TG, Greenberg BH, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH, Kimchi A, Liu H, Lombardo D, Mangione CM, Sadeghi B, Sadeghi B, Sarrafzadeh M, Tong K, Fonarow GC. Effectiveness of Remote Patient Monitoring After Discharge of Hospitalized Patients With Heart Failure: The Better Effectiveness After Transition -- Heart Failure (BEAT-HF) Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Mar; 176(3):310-8. PMID: 26857383.
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    46. Sadeghi B, Walling AM, Romano PS, Ahluwalia SC, Ong MK. A Hospital-Based Advance Care Planning Intervention for Patients with Heart Failure: A Feasibility Study. J Palliat Med. 2016 Apr; 19(4):451-5. PMID: 26862682.
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    47. Southern DA, Pincus HA, Romano PS, Burnand B, Harrison J, Forster AJ, Moskal L, Quan H, Droesler SE, Sundararajan V, Colin C, Gurevich Y, Brien SE, Kostanjsek N, Üstün B, Ghali WA. Enhanced capture of healthcare-related harms and injuries in the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). Int J Qual Health Care. 2016 Feb; 28(1):136-42. PMID: 26660444.
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    48. Southern DA, Hall M, White DE, Romano PS, Sundararajan V, Droesler SE, Pincus HA, Ghali WA. Opportunities and challenges for quality and safety applications in ICD-11: an international survey of users of coded health data. Int J Qual Health Care. 2016 Feb; 28(1):129-35. PMID: 26660153.
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    49. Romano PS, Zinn JS. Best of the 2015 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Health Serv Res. 2015 Dec; 50(6):1731-3. PMID: 26768956.
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    50. Dalrymple LS, Mu Y, Nguyen DV, Romano PS, Chertow GM, Grimes B, Kaysen GA, Johansen KL. Risk Factors for Infection-Related Hospitalization in In-Center Hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Dec 07; 10(12):2170-80. PMID: 26567370.
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    51. Polage CR, Gyorke CE, Kennedy MA, Leslie JL, Chin DL, Wang S, Nguyen HH, Huang B, Tang YW, Lee LW, Kim K, Taylor S, Romano PS, Panacek EA, Goodell PB, Solnick JV, Cohen SH. Overdiagnosis of Clostridium difficile Infection in the Molecular Test Era. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Nov; 175(11):1792-801. PMID: 26348734.
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    52. Hedayati N, Brunson A, Li CS, Baker AC, Pevec WC, White RH, Romano PS. Do Women Have Worse Amputation-Free Survival Than Men Following Endovascular Procedures for Peripheral Arterial Disease? An Evaluation of the California State-Wide Database. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2015 Oct; 49(7):166-74. PMID: 26462976.
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    53. Zrelak PA, Utter GH, Tancredi DJ, Mayer LG, Cerese J, Cuny J, Romano PS. How Accurate is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator for Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcer in a National Sample of Records? J Healthc Qual. 2015 Sep-Oct; 37(5):287-97. PMID: 24118246.
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    54. Humphries MD, Brunson A, Hedayati N, Romano P, Melnkow J. Amputation Risk in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Peripheral Artery Disease Using Statewide Data. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Jan; 30:123-31. PMID: 26169463.
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    55. Shaikh U, Romano P, Paterniti DA. Organizing for Quality Improvement in Health Care: An Example From Childhood Obesity Prevention. Qual Manag Health Care. 2015 Jul-Sep; 24(3):121-8. PMID: 26115059.
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    56. Sundararajan V, Romano PS, Quan H, Burnand B, Drösler SE, Brien S, Pincus HA, Ghali WA. Capturing diagnosis-timing in ICD-coded hospital data: recommendations from the WHO ICD-11 topic advisory group on quality and safety. Int J Qual Health Care. 2015 Aug; 27(4):328-33. PMID: 26045514.
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    57. Yang NH, Dharmar M, Yoo BK, Leigh JP, Kuppermann N, Romano PS, Nesbitt TS, Marcin JP. Economic Evaluation of Pediatric Telemedicine Consultations to Rural Emergency Departments. Med Decis Making. 2015 08; 35(6):773-83. PMID: 25952744.
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    58. Sadeghi B, White RH, Maynard G, Zrelak P, Strater A, Hensley L, Cerese J, Romano P. Improved coding of postoperative deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in administrative data (AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator 12) after introduction of new ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes. Med Care. 2015 May; 53(5):e37-40. PMID: 23552433.
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    59. Leigh JP, Markis CA, Iosif AM, Romano PS. Erratum to: California's nurse-to-patient ratio law and occupational injury. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2015 May; 88(4):485-6. PMID: 25585819.
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    60. Khanna RR, Kim SB, Jenkins I, El-Kareh R, Afsarmanesh N, Amin A, Sand H, Auerbach A, Chia CY, Maynard G, Romano PS, White RH. Predictive value of the present-on-admission indicator for hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism. Med Care. 2015 Apr; 53(4):e31-6. PMID: 23552437.
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    61. Loja MN, Brunson A, Li CS, Carson JG, White RH, Romano PS, Hedayati N. Racial disparities in outcomes of endovascular procedures for peripheral arterial disease: an evaluation of California hospitals, 2005-2009. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Jul; 29(5):950-9. PMID: 25757991.
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    62. Yang NH, Dharmar M, Kuppermann N, Romano PS, Nesbitt TS, Hojman NM, Marcin JP. Appropriateness of disposition following telemedicine consultations in rural emergency departments. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Mar; 16(3):e59-64. PMID: 25607743.
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    63. Austin JM, Jha AK, Romano PS, Singer SJ, Vogus TJ, Wachter RM, Pronovost PJ. National hospital ratings systems share few common scores and may generate confusion instead of clarity. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Mar; 34(3):423-30. PMID: 25732492.
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    64. Dalrymple LS, Mu Y, Romano PS, Nguyen DV, Chertow GM, Delgado C, Grimes B, Kaysen GA, Johansen KL. Outcomes of infection-related hospitalization in Medicare beneficiaries receiving in-center hemodialysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 May; 65(5):754-62. PMID: 25641061.
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    65. Zinn JS, Romano PS. Best of the 2014 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Health Serv Res. 2014 Dec; 49(6):1721-3. PMID: 25406763.
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    66. Chin DL, Wilson MH, Bang H, Romano PS. Comparing patient outcomes of academician-preceptors, hospitalist-preceptors, and hospitalists on internal medicine services in an academic medical center. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Dec; 29(12):1672-8. PMID: 25112461.
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    67. Leigh JP, Markis CA, Iosif AM, Romano PS. California's nurse-to-patient ratio law and occupational injury. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2015 May; 88(4):477-84. PMID: 25216822.
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    68. Quan H, Moskal L, Forster AJ, Brien S, Walker R, Romano PS, Sundararajan V, Burnand B, Henriksson G, Steinum O, Droesler S, Pincus HA, Ghali WA. International variation in the definition of 'main condition' in ICD-coded health data. Int J Qual Health Care. 2014 Oct; 26(5):511-5. PMID: 24990594.
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    69. Black JT, Romano PS, Sadeghi B, Auerbach AD, Ganiats TG, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH, Ong MK. A remote monitoring and telephone nurse coaching intervention to reduce readmissions among patients with heart failure: study protocol for the Better Effectiveness After Transition - Heart Failure (BEAT-HF) randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2014 Apr 13; 15:124. PMID: 24725308.
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    70. Silber JH, Romano PS, Itani KM, Rosen AK, Small D, Lipner RS, Bosk CL, Wang Y, Halenar MJ, Korovaichuk S, Even-Shoshan O, Volpp KG. Assessing the effects of the 2003 resident duty hours reform on internal medicine board scores. Acad Med. 2014 Apr; 89(4):644-51. PMID: 24556772.
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    71. Austin JM, D'Andrea G, Birkmeyer JD, Leape LL, Milstein A, Pronovost PJ, Romano PS, Singer SJ, Vogus TJ, Wachter RM. Safety in numbers: the development of Leapfrog's composite patient safety score for U.S. hospitals. J Patient Saf. 2014 Mar; 10(1):64-71. PMID: 24080719.
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    72. Dalrymple LS, Johansen KL, Romano PS, Chertow GM, Mu Y, Ishida JH, Grimes B, Kaysen GA, Nguyen DV. Comparison of hospitalization rates among for-profit and nonprofit dialysis facilities. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Jan; 9(1):73-81. PMID: 24370770.
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    73. Drösler SE, Romano PS, Sundararajan V, Burnand B, Colin C, Pincus H, Ghali W. How many diagnosis fields are needed to capture safety events in administrative data? Findings and recommendations from the WHO ICD-11 Topic Advisory Group on Quality and Safety. Int J Qual Health Care. 2014 Feb; 26(1):16-25. PMID: 24334247.
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    74. Dharmar M, Kuppermann N, Romano PS, Yang NH, Nesbitt TS, Phan J, Nguyen C, Parsapour K, Marcin JP. Telemedicine consultations and medication errors in rural emergency departments. Pediatrics. 2013 Dec; 132(6):1090-7. PMID: 24276844.
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    75. Shaikh U, Nettiksimmons J, Joseph JG, Tancredi D, Romano PS. Collaborative practice improvement for childhood obesity in rural clinics: the Healthy Eating Active Living Telehealth Community of Practice (HEALTH COP). Am J Med Qual. 2014 Nov-Dec; 29(6):467-75. PMID: 24170936.
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    76. Ghali WA, Pincus HA, Southern DA, Brien SE, Romano PS, Burnand B, Drösler SE, Sundararajan V, Moskal L, Forster AJ, Gurevich Y, Quan H, Colin C, Munier WB, Harrison J, Spaeth-Rublee B, Kostanjsek N, Ustün TB. ICD-11 for quality and safety: overview of the WHO Quality and Safety Topic Advisory Group. Int J Qual Health Care. 2013 Dec; 25(6):621-5. PMID: 24154846.
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    77. Zrelak PA, Utter GH, Sadeghi B, Cuny J, Baron R, Romano PS. Using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality patient safety indicators for targeting nursing quality improvement. J Nurs Adm. 2013 Oct; 43(10 Suppl):S51-60. PMID: 24022084.
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    78. Dharmar M, Romano PS, Kuppermann N, Nesbitt TS, Cole SL, Andrada ER, Vance C, Harvey DJ, Marcin JP. Impact of critical care telemedicine consultations on children in rural emergency departments. Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct; 41(10):2388-95. PMID: 23921273.
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    79. Utter GH, Zrelak PA, Baron R, Tancredi DJ, Sadeghi B, Geppert JJ, Romano PS. Detecting postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma from administrative data: the performance of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator. Surgery. 2013 Nov; 154(5):1117-25. PMID: 24075277.
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    80. Zrelak PA, Romano PS, Tancredi DJ, Geppert JJ, Utter GH. Validity of the AHRQ patient safety indicator for postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangement based on a national sample of medical records. Med Care. 2013 Sep; 51(9):806-11. PMID: 23942220.
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    81. Volpp KG, Small DS, Romano PS, Itani KM, Rosen AK, Even-Shoshan O, Wang Y, Bellini L, Halenar MJ, Korovaichuk S, Zhu J, Silber JH. Teaching hospital five-year mortality trends in the wake of duty hour reforms. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Aug; 28(8):1048-55. PMID: 23592241.
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    82. Utter GH, Cox GL, Owens PL, Romano PS. Challenges and opportunities with ICD-10-CM/PCS: implications for surgical research involving administrative data. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Sep; 217(3):516-26. PMID: 23891069.
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    83. Yasmeen S, Chlebowski RT, Xing G, Morris CR, Romano PS. Severity of comorbid conditions and early-stage breast cancer therapy: linked SEER-Medicare data from 1993 to 2005. Cancer Med. 2013 Aug; 2(4):526-36. PMID: 24156025.
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    84. Reschovsky JD, Hadley J, Romano PS. Geographic variation in fee-for-service medicare beneficiaries' medical costs is largely explained by disease burden. Med Care Res Rev. 2013 Oct; 70(5):542-63. PMID: 23715403.
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    85. Utter GH, Romano PS. Use of administrative data for public reporting of outcomes. JAMA. 2013 May 15; 309(19):1991-2. PMID: 23677306.
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    86. White RH, Geraghty EM, Brunson A, Murin S, Wun T, Spencer F, Romano PS. High variation between hospitals in vena cava filter use for venous thromboembolism. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Apr 08; 173(7):506-12. PMID: 23552572.
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    87. Romano PS, Leigh JP, Tancredi D, Jerant A, Kravitz RL. Authors' response to letter from David Seidenwurm. Med Care. 2013 Jan; 51(1):122-3. PMID: 23232529.
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    88. Leigh JP, Tancredi D, Jerant A, Romano PS, Kravitz RL. Lifetime earnings for physicians across specialties. Med Care. 2012 Dec; 50(12):1093-101. PMID: 22922430.
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    89. Sadeghi B, Romano PS, Maynard G, Strater AL, Hensley L, Cerese J, White RH. Mechanical and suboptimal pharmacologic prophylaxis and delayed mobilization but not morbid obesity are associated with venous thromboembolism after total knee arthroplasty: a case-control study. J Hosp Med. 2012 Nov-Dec; 7(9):665-71. PMID: 23042665.
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    90. Li Z, Armstrong EJ, Amstrong EJ, Parker JP, Danielsen B, Romano PS. Hospital variation in readmission after coronary artery bypass surgery in California. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 Sep 01; 5(5):729-37. PMID: 22949489.
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    91. Utter GH, Cuny J, Strater A, Silver MR, Hossli S, Romano PS. Variation in academic medical centers' coding practices for postoperative respiratory complications: implications for the AHRQ postoperative respiratory failure Patient Safety Indicator. Med Care. 2012 Sep; 50(9):792-800. PMID: 22643197.
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    92. Navathe AS, Silber JH, Small DS, Rosen AK, Romano PS, Even-Shoshan O, Wang Y, Zhu J, Halenar MJ, Volpp KG. Teaching hospital financial status and patient outcomes following ACGME duty hour reform. Health Serv Res. 2013 Apr; 48(2 Pt 1):476-98. PMID: 22862427.
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    93. Yasmeen S, Hubbard RA, Romano PS, Zhu W, Geller BM, Onega T, Yankaskas BC, Miglioretti DL, Kerlikowske K. Risk of advanced-stage breast cancer among older women with comorbidities. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Sep; 21(9):1510-9. PMID: 22744339.
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    94. Zrelak PA, Utter GH, Sadeghi B, Cuny J, Baron R, Romano PS. Using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality patient safety indicators for targeting nursing quality improvement. J Nurs Care Qual. 2012 Apr-Jun; 27(2):99-108. PMID: 22052089.
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    95. Yasmeen S, Romano PS, Tancredi DJ, Saito NH, Rainwater J, Kravitz RL. Screening mammography beliefs and recommendations: a web-based survey of primary care physicians. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Feb 06; 12:32. PMID: 22309456.
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    96. Moreland CJ, Ritley D, Rainwater JA, Romano PS. State policies and language access in California's HMOs: public reporting and regulation of HMOs' language services. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Feb; 23(1):474-98. PMID: 22643491.
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    97. Romano PS, Volpp K. The ACGME's 2011 changes to resident duty hours: are they an unfunded mandate on teaching hospitals? J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Feb; 27(2):136-8. PMID: 22127799.
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    98. Shaikh U, Nettiksimmons J, Joseph JG, Tancredi DJ, Romano PS. Clinical practice and variation in care for childhood obesity at seven clinics in California. Qual Prim Care. 2012; 20(5):335-44. PMID: 23114001.
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    99. Shaikh U, Nettiksimmons J, Bell RA, Tancredi D, Romano PS. Accuracy of parental report and electronic health record documentation as measures of diet and physical activity counseling. Acad Pediatr. 2012 Mar-Apr; 12(2):81-7. PMID: 22209035.
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    100. Romano PS, Marcin JP, Dai JJ, Yang XD, Kravitz RL, Rocke DM, Dharmar M, Li Z. Impact of public reporting of coronary artery bypass graft surgery performance data on market share, mortality, and patient selection. Med Care. 2011 Dec; 49(12):1118-25. PMID: 22002641.
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    101. Januel JM, Couris CM, Luthi JC, Halfon P, Trombert-Paviot B, Quan H, Drosler S, Sundararajan V, Pradat E, Touzet S, Wen E, Shepheard J, Webster G, Romano PS, So L, Moskal L, Tournay-Lewis L, Sundaresan L, Kelley E, Klazinga N, Ghali WA, Colin C, Burnand B. [ICD-10 adaptation of 15 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality patient safety indicators]. Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique. 2011 Oct; 59(5):341-50. PMID: 21899967.
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    102. Davies S, McDonald KM, Schmidt E, Schultz E, Geppert J, Romano PS. Expanding the uses of AHRQ's prevention quality indicators: validity from the clinician perspective. Med Care. 2011 Aug; 49(8):679-85. PMID: 21478780.
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    103. Davies S, Romano PS, Schmidt EM, Schultz E, Geppert JJ, McDonald KM. Assessment of a novel hybrid Delphi and Nominal Groups technique to evaluate quality indicators. Health Serv Res. 2011 Dec; 46(6pt1):2005-18. PMID: 21790589.
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    104. Drösler SE, Romano PS, Tancredi DJ, Klazinga NS. International comparability of patient safety indicators in 15 OECD member countries: a methodological approach of adjustment by secondary diagnoses. Health Serv Res. 2012 Feb; 47(1 Pt 1):275-92. PMID: 21762143.
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    105. Friedman B, Berdahl T, Simpson LA, McCormick MC, Owens PL, Andrews R, Romano PS. Annual report on health care for children and youth in the United States: focus on trends in hospital use and quality. Acad Pediatr. 2011 Jul-Aug; 11(4):263-79. PMID: 21640682.
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    106. Cevasco M, Borzecki AM, Chen Q, Zrelak PA, Shin M, Romano PS, Itani KM, Rosen AK. Positive predictive value of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "Postoperative Sepsis": implications for practice and policy. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):954-61. PMID: 21474345.
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    107. Borzecki AM, Kaafarani HM, Utter GH, Romano PS, Shin MH, Chen Q, Itani KM, Rosen AK. How valid is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative respiratory failure"? J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6):935-45. PMID: 21474343.
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    108. Yasmeen S, Xing G, Morris C, Chlebowski RT, Romano PS. Comorbidities and mammography use interact to explain racial/ethnic disparities in breast cancer stage at diagnosis. Cancer. 2011 Jul 15; 117(14):3252-61. PMID: 21246529.
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    109. Zrelak PA, Sadeghi B, Utter GH, Baron R, Tancredi DJ, Geppert JJ, Romano PS. Positive predictive value of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Patient Safety Indicator for central line-related bloodstream infection ("selected infections due to medical care"). J Healthc Qual. 2011 Mar-Apr; 33(2):29-36. PMID: 21385278.
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    110. Utter GH, Borzecki AM, Rosen AK, Zrelak PA, Sadeghi B, Baron R, Cuny J, Kaafarani HM, Geppert JJ, Romano PS. Designing an abstraction instrument: lessons from efforts to validate the AHRQ patient safety indicators. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011 Jan; 37(1):20-8. PMID: 21306062.
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    111. Press MJ, Silber JH, Rosen AK, Romano PS, Itani KM, Zhu J, Wang Y, Even-Shoshan O, Halenar MJ, Volpp KG. The impact of resident duty hour reform on hospital readmission rates among Medicare beneficiaries. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Apr; 26(4):405-11. PMID: 21057883.
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    112. Volpp KG, Friedman W, Romano PS, Rosen A, Silber JH. Residency training at a crossroads: duty-hour standards 2010. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Dec 21; 153(12):826-8. PMID: 20956679.
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    113. Shaikh U, Nettiksimmons J, Romano P. Pediatric obesity management in rural clinics in California and the role of telehealth in distance education. J Rural Health. 2011; 27(3):263-9. PMID: 21729153.
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    114. Smith-Gagen J, Cress RD, Drake CM, Romano PS, Yost KJ, Ayanian JZ. Quality-of-life and surgical treatments for rectal cancer--a longitudinal analysis using the California Cancer Registry. Psychooncology. 2010 Aug; 19(8):870-8. PMID: 19862692.
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    115. Utter GH, Cuny J, Sama P, Silver MR, Zrelak PA, Baron R, Drösler SE, Romano PS. Detection of postoperative respiratory failure: how predictive is the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Patient Safety Indicator? J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Sep; 211(3):347-354.e1-29. PMID: 20800191.
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    116. Sadeghi B, Baron R, Zrelak P, Utter GH, Geppert JJ, Tancredi DJ, Romano PS. Cases of iatrogenic pneumothorax can be identified from ICD-9-CM coded data. Am J Med Qual. 2010 May-Jun; 25(3):218-24. PMID: 20460565.
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    117. White RH, Garcia M, Sadeghi B, Tancredi DJ, Zrelak P, Cuny J, Sama P, Gammon H, Schmaltz S, Romano PS. Evaluation of the predictive value of ICD-9-CM coded administrative data for venous thromboembolism in the United States. Thromb Res. 2010 Jul; 126(1):61-7. PMID: 20430419.
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    118. Li Z, Carlisle DM, Marcin JP, Castellanos LR, Romano PS, Young JN, Amsterdam EA. Impact of public reporting on access to coronary artery bypass surgery: the California Outcomes Reporting Program. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Apr; 89(4):1131-8. PMID: 20338320.
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    119. White RH, Meehan JP, Romano PS. Re: Does aspirin have a role in venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in total knee arthroplasty patients? J Arthroplasty. 2010 Jun; 25(4):667; author reply 667-8. PMID: 20097038.
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    120. Utter GH, Zrelak PA, Baron R, Tancredi DJ, Sadeghi B, Geppert JJ, Romano PS. Positive predictive value of the AHRQ accidental puncture or laceration patient safety indicator. Ann Surg. 2009 Dec; 250(6):1041-5. PMID: 19779328.
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    121. Silber JH, Rosenbaum PR, Rosen AK, Romano PS, Itani KM, Cen L, Mi L, Halenar MJ, Even-Shoshan O, Volpp KG. Prolonged hospital stay and the resident duty hour rules of 2003. Med Care. 2009 Dec; 47(12):1191-200. PMID: 19786912.
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    122. White RH, Sadeghi B, Tancredi DJ, Zrelak P, Cuny J, Sama P, Utter GH, Geppert JJ, Romano PS. How valid is the ICD-9-CM based AHRQ patient safety indicator for postoperative venous thromboembolism? Med Care. 2009 Dec; 47(12):1237-43. PMID: 19786907.
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    123. Ong MK, Mangione CM, Romano PS, Zhou Q, Auerbach AD, Chun A, Davidson B, Ganiats TG, Greenfield S, Gropper MA, Malik S, Rosenthal JT, Escarce JJ. Looking forward, looking back: assessing variations in hospital resource use and outcomes for elderly patients with heart failure. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2009 Nov; 2(6):548-57. PMID: 20031892.
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    124. London JA, Utter GH, Sena MJ, Chen SL, Romano PS. Lack of Insurance is Associated With Increased Risk for Hernia Complications. Ann Surg. 2009 Aug; 250(2):331-7. PMID: 19638917.
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    125. Rosen AK, Loveland SA, Romano PS, Itani KM, Silber JH, Even-Shoshan OO, Halenar MJ, Teng Y, Zhu J, Volpp KG. Effects of resident duty hour reform on surgical and procedural patient safety indicators among hospitalized Veterans Health Administration and Medicare patients. Med Care. 2009 Jul; 47(7):723-31. PMID: 19536029.
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    126. Volpp KG, Rosen AK, Rosenbaum PR, Romano PS, Itani KM, Bellini L, Even-Shoshan O, Cen L, Wang Y, Halenar MJ, Silber JH. Did duty hour reform lead to better outcomes among the highest risk patients? J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Oct; 24(10):1149-55. PMID: 19455368.
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    127. Drösler SE, Klazinga NS, Romano PS, Tancredi DJ, Gogorcena Aoiz MA, Hewitt MC, Scobie S, Soop M, Wen E, Quan H, Ghali WA, Mattke S, Kelley E. Application of patient safety indicators internationally: a pilot study among seven countries. Int J Qual Health Care. 2009 Aug; 21(4):272-8. PMID: 19395469.
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    128. Silber JH, Rosenbaum PR, Romano PS, Rosen AK, Wang Y, Teng Y, Halenar MJ, Even-Shoshan O, Volpp KG. Hospital teaching intensity, patient race, and surgical outcomes. Arch Surg. 2009 Feb; 144(2):113-20; discussion 121. PMID: 19221321.
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    129. Barakatt ET, Romano PS, Riddle DL, Beckett LA. The Reliability of Maitland's Irritability Judgments in Patients with Low Back Pain. J Man Manip Ther. 2009; 17(3):135-40. PMID: 20046619.
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    130. Barakatt ET, Romano PS, Riddle DL, Beckett LA, Kravitz R. An Exploration of Maitland's Concept of Pain Irritability in Patients with Low Back Pain. J Man Manip Ther. 2009; 17(4):196-205. PMID: 20140150.
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    131. Li Z, Kravitz RL, Marcin JP, Romano PS, Rocke DM, Denton TA, Brindis RG, Dai J, Amsterdam EA. Survival enhancing indications for coronary artery bypass graft surgery in California. BMC Health Serv Res. 2008 Dec 16; 8:257. PMID: 19087305.
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    132. Romano PS, Mull HJ, Rivard PE, Zhao S, Henderson WG, Loveland S, Tsilimingras D, Christiansen CL, Rosen AK. Validity of selected AHRQ patient safety indicators based on VA National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data. Health Serv Res. 2009 Feb; 44(1):182-204. PMID: 18823449.
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    133. McDonald KM, Davies SM, Haberland CA, Geppert JJ, Ku A, Romano PS. Preliminary assessment of pediatric health care quality and patient safety in the United States using readily available administrative data. Pediatrics. 2008 Aug; 122(2):e416-25. PMID: 18676529.
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    134. Dharmar M, Marcin JP, Romano PS, Andrada ER, Overly F, Valente JH, Harvey DJ, Cole SL, Kuppermann N. Quality of care of children in the emergency department: association with hospital setting and physician training. J Pediatr. 2008 Dec; 153(6):783-9. PMID: 18617191.
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    135. Houchens RL, Elixhauser A, Romano PS. How often are potential patient safety events present on admission? Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Mar; 34(3):154-63. PMID: 18419045.
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    136. Rivard PE, Luther SL, Christiansen CL, Loveland S, Elixhauser A, Romano PS, Rosen AK. Using patient safety indicators to estimate the impact of potential adverse events on outcomes. Med Care Res Rev. 2008 Feb; 65(1):67-87. PMID: 18184870.
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    137. Marcin JP, Li Z, Kravitz RL, Dai JJ, Rocke DM, Romano PS. The CABG surgery volume-outcome relationship: temporal trends and selection effects in California, 1998-2004. Health Serv Res. 2008 Feb; 43(1 Pt 1):174-92. PMID: 18211524.
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    138. Silber JH, Romano PS, Rosen AK, Wang Y, Even-Shoshan O, Volpp KG. Failure-to-rescue: comparing definitions to measure quality of care. Med Care. 2007 Oct; 45(10):918-25. PMID: 17890988.
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    139. Volpp KG, Rosen AK, Rosenbaum PR, Romano PS, Even-Shoshan O, Canamucio A, Bellini L, Behringer T, Silber JH. Mortality among patients in VA hospitals in the first 2 years following ACGME resident duty hour reform. JAMA. 2007 Sep 05; 298(9):984-92. PMID: 17785643.
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    140. Volpp KG, Rosen AK, Rosenbaum PR, Romano PS, Even-Shoshan O, Wang Y, Bellini L, Behringer T, Silber JH. Mortality among hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries in the first 2 years following ACGME resident duty hour reform. JAMA. 2007 Sep 05; 298(9):975-83. PMID: 17785642.
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    141. Marcin JP, Romano PS. Size matters to a model's fit. Crit Care Med. 2007 Sep; 35(9):2212-3. PMID: 17713369.
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    142. Dharmar M, Marcin JP, Kuppermann N, Andrada ER, Cole S, Harvey DJ, Romano PS. A new implicit review instrument for measuring quality of care delivered to pediatric patients in the emergency department. BMC Emerg Med. 2007 Aug 23; 7:13. PMID: 17714593.
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    143. Marcin JP, Dharmar M, Cho M, Seifert LL, Cook JL, Cole SL, Nasrollahzadeh F, Romano PS. Medication errors among acutely ill and injured children treated in rural emergency departments. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Oct; 50(4):361-7, 367.e1-2. PMID: 17433496.
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    144. McDonald KM, Davies SM, Geppert J, Romano PS. Why rescue the administrative data version of the "failure to rescue" quality indicator. Med Care. 2007 Apr; 45(4):277-9. PMID: 17496708.
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    145. French BC, Hird DW, Romano PS, Hayes RH, Nijhof AM, Jongejan F, Mellor DJ, Singer RS, Fine AE, Gay JM, Davis RG, Conrad PA. Virtual international experiences in veterinary medicine: an evaluation of students' attitudes toward computer-based learning. J Vet Med Educ. 2007; 34(4):502-9. PMID: 18287480.
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    146. Rosen AK, Zhao S, Rivard P, Loveland S, Montez-Rath ME, Elixhauser A, Romano PS. Tracking rates of Patient Safety Indicators over time: lessons from the Veterans Administration. Med Care. 2006 Sep; 44(9):850-61. PMID: 16932137.
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    147. Yasmeen S, Romano PS, Pettinger M, Johnson SR, Hubbell FA, Lane DS, Hendrix SL. Incidence of cervical cytological abnormalities with aging in the women's health initiative: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Aug; 108(2):410-9. PMID: 16880313.
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    148. De Coster C, Quan H, Finlayson A, Gao M, Halfon P, Humphries KH, Johansen H, Lix LM, Luthi JC, Ma J, Romano PS, Roos L, Sundararajan V, Tu JV, Webster G, Ghali WA. Identifying priorities in methodological research using ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 administrative data: report from an international consortium. BMC Health Serv Res. 2006 Jun 15; 6:77. PMID: 16776836.
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    149. Yasmeen S, Romano PS, Schembri ME, Keyzer JM, Gilbert WM. Accuracy of obstetric diagnoses and procedures in hospital discharge data. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Apr; 194(4):992-1001. PMID: 16580288.
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    150. Lieberman JR, Romano PS, Mahendra G, Keyzer J, Chilcott M. The treatment of hip fractures: variations in care. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Jan; 442:239-44. PMID: 16394767.
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    151. Mehler LN, Schenker MB, Romano PS, Samuels SJ. California surveillance for pesticide-related illness and injury: coverage, bias, and limitations. J Agromedicine. 2006; 11(2):67-79. PMID: 17135144.
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    152. Leigh JP, Hubert HB, Romano PS. Lifestyle risk factors predict healthcare costs in an aging cohort. Am J Prev Med. 2005 Dec; 29(5):379-87. PMID: 16376700.
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    153. Smith LH, Morris CR, Yasmeen S, Parikh-Patel A, Cress RD, Romano PS. Ovarian cancer: can we make the clinical diagnosis earlier? Cancer. 2005 Oct 01; 104(7):1398-407. PMID: 16116591.
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    154. Romano PS, Yasmeen S, Schembri ME, Keyzer JM, Gilbert WM. Coding of perineal lacerations and other complications of obstetric care in hospital discharge data. Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Oct; 106(4):717-25. PMID: 16199627.
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    155. Yasmeen S, Cress R, Romano PS, Xing G, Berger-Chen S, Danielsen B, Smith LH. Thyroid cancer in pregnancy. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2005 Oct; 91(1):15-20. PMID: 16085061.
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    156. Grosse SD, Waitzman NJ, Romano PS, Mulinare J. Reevaluating the benefits of folic acid fortification in the United States: economic analysis, regulation, and public health. Am J Public Health. 2005 Nov; 95(11):1917-22. PMID: 16195513.
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    157. Rosen AK, Rivard P, Zhao S, Loveland S, Tsilimingras D, Christiansen CL, Elixhauser A, Romano PS. Evaluating the patient safety indicators: how well do they perform on Veterans Health Administration data? Med Care. 2005 Sep; 43(9):873-84. PMID: 16116352.
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    158. Romano PS. Improving the quality of hospital care in America. N Engl J Med. 2005 Jul 21; 353(3):302-4. PMID: 16034018.
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    159. Marshall MN, Romano PS. Impact of reporting hospital performance. Qual Saf Health Care. 2005 Apr; 14(2):77-8. PMID: 15805449.
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    160. Kasirye OC, Walsh JA, Romano PS, Beckett LA, Garcia JA, Elvine-Kreis B, Bethel JW, Schenker MB. Acculturation and its association with health-risk behaviors in a rural Latina population. Ethn Dis. 2005; 15(4):733-9. PMID: 16259501.
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    161. Romano PS. Peer group benchmarks are not appropriate for health care quality report cards. Am Heart J. 2004 Dec; 148(6):921-3. PMID: 15632872.
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    162. Marcin JP, Romano PS. Impact of between-hospital volume and within-hospital volume on mortality and readmission rates for trauma patients in California. Crit Care Med. 2004 Jul; 32(7):1477-83. PMID: 15241091.
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    163. Lang TA, Hodge M, Olson V, Romano PS, Kravitz RL. Nurse-patient ratios: a systematic review on the effects of nurse staffing on patient, nurse employee, and hospital outcomes. J Nurs Adm. 2004 Jul-Aug; 34(7-8):326-37. PMID: 15303051.
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    164. Romano PS, Mutter R. The evolving science of quality measurement for hospitals: implications for studies of competition and consolidation. Int J Health Care Finance Econ. 2004 Jun; 4(2):131-57. PMID: 15211103.
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    165. Romano PS, Zhou H. Do well-publicized risk-adjusted outcomes reports affect hospital volume? Med Care. 2004 Apr; 42(4):367-77. PMID: 15076814.
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    166. Marshall MN, Romano PS, Davies HT. How do we maximize the impact of the public reporting of quality of care? Int J Qual Health Care. 2004 Apr; 16 Suppl 1:i57-63. PMID: 15059988.
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    167. Hodge MB, Romano PS, Harvey D, Samuels SJ, Olson VA, Sauvé MJ, Kravitz RL. Licensed caregiver characteristics and staffing in California acute care hospital units. J Nurs Adm. 2004 Mar; 34(3):125-33. PMID: 15024239.
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    168. West DC, Romano PS, Azari R, Rudominer A, Holman M, Sandhu S. Impact of environmental tobacco smoke on children with sickle cell disease. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Dec; 157(12):1197-201. PMID: 14662575.
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    169. Kravitz RL, Krackhardt D, Melnikow J, Franz CE, Gilbert WM, Zach A, Paterniti DA, Romano PS. Networked for change? Identifying obstetric opinion leaders and assessing their opinions on caesarean delivery. Soc Sci Med. 2003 Dec; 57(12):2423-34. PMID: 14572848.
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    170. White RH, Zhou H, Romano PS. Incidence of symptomatic venous thromboembolism after different elective or urgent surgical procedures. Thromb Haemost. 2003 Sep; 90(3):446-55. PMID: 12958614.
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    171. Yasmeen S, Romano PS, Pettinger M, Chlebowski RT, Robbins JA, Lane DS, Hendrix SL. Re: Short-interval follow-up mammography: are we doing the right thing? J Natl Cancer Inst. 2003 Aug 06; 95(15):1175-6. PMID: 12902453.
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    172. Rainwater JA, Romano PS. What data do California HMOs use to select hospitals for contracting? Am J Manag Care. 2003 Aug; 9(8):553-61. PMID: 12921233.
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    173. García JA, Yee MC, Chan BK, Romano PS. Potentially avoidable rehospitalizations following acute myocardial infarction by insurance status. J Community Health. 2003 Jun; 28(3):167-84. PMID: 12713068.
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    174. Yasmeen S, Romano PS, Pettinger M, Chlebowski RT, Robbins JA, Lane DS, Hendrix SL. Frequency and predictive value of a mammographic recommendation for short-interval follow-up. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2003 Mar 19; 95(6):429-36. PMID: 12644536.
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    175. Romano PS, Geppert JJ, Davies S, Miller MR, Elixhauser A, McDonald KM. A national profile of patient safety in U.S. hospitals. Health Aff (Millwood). 2003 Mar-Apr; 22(2):154-66. PMID: 12674418.
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    176. Marcin JP, Schembri MS, He J, Romano PS. A population-based analysis of socioeconomic status and insurance status and their relationship with pediatric trauma hospitalization and mortality rates. Am J Public Health. 2003 Mar; 93(3):461-6. PMID: 12604496.
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    177. Romano PS. Asking too much of administrative data? J Am Coll Surg. 2003 Feb; 196(2):337-8; author reply 338-9. PMID: 12595063.
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    178. Gottlieb AB, Masud S, Ramamurthi R, Abdulghani A, Romano P, Chaudhari U, Dooley LT, Fasanmade AA, Wagner CL. Pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic response to anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha monoclonal antibody (infliximab) treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis vulgaris. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 Jan; 48(1):68-75. PMID: 12522373.
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    179. García JA, Paterniti DA, Romano PS, Kravitz RL. Patient preferences for physician characteristics in university-based primary care clinics. Ethn Dis. 2003; 13(2):259-67. PMID: 12785424.
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    180. Romano PS, Chan BK, Schembri ME, Rainwater JA. Can administrative data be used to compare postoperative complication rates across hospitals? Med Care. 2002 Oct; 40(10):856-67. PMID: 12395020.
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    181. Murin S, Romano PS, White RH. Comparison of outcomes after hospitalization for deep venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. Thromb Haemost. 2002 Sep; 88(3):407-14. PMID: 12353068.
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    182. Romano PS, Schembri ME, Rainwater JA. Can administrative data be used to ascertain clinically significant postoperative complications? Am J Med Qual. 2002 Jul-Aug; 17(4):145-54. PMID: 12153067.
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    183. Sheikh RA, Romano PS, Prindiville TP, Yasmeen S, Trudeau W. Endoscopic evidence of mucosal injury in patients taking ticlopidine compared with patients taking aspirin/nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and controls. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2002 May-Jun; 34(5):529-32. PMID: 11960063.
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    184. Romano PS, Elixhauser A, McDonald KM, Miller MR. HIM's role in monitoring patient safety. J AHIMA. 2002 Mar; 73(3):72-4. PMID: 11905078.
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    185. Leigh JP, Romano PS, Schenker MB, Kreiss K. Costs of occupational COPD and asthma. Chest. 2002 Jan; 121(1):264-72. PMID: 11796461.
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    186. Perkins CI, Wright WE, Allen M, Samuels SJ, Romano PS. Breast cancer stage at diagnosis in relation to duration of medicaid enrollment. Med Care. 2001 Nov; 39(11):1224-33. PMID: 11606876.
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    187. Melnikow J, Romano P, Gilbert WM, Schembri M, Keyzer J, Kravitz RL. Vaginal birth after cesarean in California. Obstet Gynecol. 2001 Sep; 98(3):421-6. PMID: 11530123.
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    188. Bair YA, García JA, Romano PS, Siefkin AD, Kravitz RL. Does "mainstreaming" guarantee access to care for medicaid recipients with asthma? J Gen Intern Med. 2001 Jul; 16(7):475-81. PMID: 11520386.
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    189. Romano PS. Re: Causes of death in elderly prostate cancer patients and in a comparison nonprostate cancer cohort. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2001 Mar 07; 93(5):397-8. PMID: 11238704.
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    190. Tierney WM, Weinberger M, Ayanian J, Burnam A, Escarce JJ, Hays RD, Horner RD, McHorney CA, Oddone EZ, Romano P, Powe NR, Stearns S. Medical care: past, present, and future. Med Care. 2001 Jan; 39(1):1-3. PMID: 11176537.
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    191. Jollis JG, Romano PS. Volume-outcome relationship in acute myocardial infarction: the balloon and the needle. JAMA. 2000 Dec 27; 284(24):3169-71. PMID: 11135782.
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    192. White RH, Gettner S, Newman JM, Trauner KB, Romano PS. Predictors of rehospitalization for symptomatic venous thromboembolism after total hip arthroplasty. N Engl J Med. 2000 Dec 14; 343(24):1758-64. PMID: 11114314.
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    193. Guerra LM, Romano PS, Samuels SJ, Kass PH. Ethnic differences in adolescent substance initiation sequences. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2000 Nov; 154(11):1089-95. PMID: 11074848.
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    194. Romano PS. Should health plan quality measures be adjusted for case mix? Med Care. 2000 Oct; 38(10):977-80. PMID: 11021670.
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    195. Lawry MA, Haneke E, Strobeck K, Martin S, Zimmer B, Romano PS. Methods for diagnosing onychomycosis: a comparative study and review of the literature. Arch Dermatol. 2000 Sep; 136(9):1112-6. PMID: 10987866.
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    196. White RH, Zhou H, Kim J, Romano PS. A population-based study of the effectiveness of inferior vena cava filter use among patients with venous thromboembolism. Arch Intern Med. 2000 Jul 10; 160(13):2033-41. PMID: 10888977.
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    197. García JA, Romano PS, Chan BK, Kass PH, Robbins JA. Sociodemographic factors and the assignment of do-not-resuscitate orders in patients with acute myocardial infarctions. Med Care. 2000 Jun; 38(6):670-8. PMID: 10843314.
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    198. Romano PS. Using administrative data to identify associations between implanted medical devices and chronic diseases. Ann Epidemiol. 2000 May; 10(4):197-9. PMID: 10854953.
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    199. Goldfield N, Averill R. On "risk-adjusting acute myocardial infarction mortality: are APR-DRGs the right tool?". Health Serv Res. 2000 Mar; 34(7):1491-5; discussion 1495-8. PMID: 10737449.
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    200. Romano PS, Chan BK. Risk-adjusting acute myocardial infarction mortality: are APR-DRGs the right tool? Health Serv Res. 2000 Mar; 34(7):1469-89. PMID: 10737448.
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    201. Weinberger M, Tierney WM, Ayanian JZ, Burnam A, Escarce JJ, Hays RD, Horner RD, McHorney CA, Oddone EZ, Romano P, Powe NR, Stearns SC. The role of peer-reviewed journals in science. Med Care. 2000 Jan; 38(1):1-3. PMID: 10630714.
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    202. Lee JG, Turnipseed S, Romano PS, Vigil H, Azari R, Melnikoff N, Hsu R, Kirk D, Sokolove P, Leung JW. Endoscopy-based triage significantly reduces hospitalization rates and costs of treating upper GI bleeding: a randomized controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 1999 Dec; 50(6):755-61. PMID: 10570332.
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    203. Hosseini M, Lee JG, Romano P, Hosseini S, Leung J. Educational experiences and quality of life of gastroenterology fellows in the United States. Am J Gastroenterol. 1999 Dec; 94(12):3601-12. PMID: 10606326.
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    204. White RH, Beyth RJ, Zhou H, Romano PS. Major bleeding after hospitalization for deep-venous thrombosis. Am J Med. 1999 Nov; 107(5):414-24. PMID: 10569295.
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    205. Romano PS, Rainwater JA, Antonius D. Grading the graders: how hospitals in California and New York perceive and interpret their report cards. Med Care. 1999 Mar; 37(3):295-305. PMID: 10098573.
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    206. White RH, Romano PS, Zhou H, Rodrigo J, Bargar W. Incidence and time course of thromboembolic outcomes following total hip or knee arthroplasty. Arch Intern Med. 1998 Jul 27; 158(14):1525-31. PMID: 9679793.
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    207. Waitzman NJ, Romano PS. Reduced costs of congenital anomalies from fetal ultrasound: are they sufficient to justify routine screening in the United States? Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1998 Jun 18; 847:141-53. PMID: 9668707.
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    208. Romano PS, Waitzman NJ. Can decision analysis help us decide whether ultrasound screening for fetal anomalies is worth it? Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1998 Jun 18; 847:154-72. PMID: 9668708.
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    209. White RH, Zhou H, Romano PS. Length of hospital stay for treatment of deep venous thrombosis and the incidence of recurrent thromboembolism. Arch Intern Med. 1998 May 11; 158(9):1005-10. PMID: 9588434.
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    210. White RH, Zhou H, Romano PS. Incidence of idiopathic deep venous thrombosis and secondary thromboembolism among ethnic groups in California. Ann Intern Med. 1998 May 01; 128(9):737-40. PMID: 9556467.
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    211. Jollis JG, Romano PS. Pennsylvania's Focus on Heart Attack--grading the scorecard. N Engl J Med. 1998 Apr 02; 338(14):983-7. PMID: 9521989.
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    212. Rainwater JA, Romano PS, Antonius DM. The California Hospital Outcomes Project: how useful is California's report card for quality improvement? Jt Comm J Qual Improv. 1998 Jan; 24(1):31-9. PMID: 9494872.
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    213. Romano PS, Campa DR, Rainwater JA. Elective cervical discectomy in California: postoperative in-hospital complications and their risk factors. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1997 Nov 15; 22(22):2677-92. PMID: 9399456.
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    214. Lee JG, Romano PS. Interpretation of the literature on endoscopic hemostasis. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 1997 Oct; 7(4):545-50. PMID: 9257950.
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    215. Zhou H, Romano PS. Confidence interval estimates of an index of quality performance based on logistic regression models. Stat Med. 1997 Jun 15; 16(11):1301-3. PMID: 9194273.
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    216. White RH, Romano PS. Clinical course of deep venous thrombosis. Ann Intern Med. 1997 May 01; 126(9):743; author reply 743-4. PMID: 9139571.
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    217. Romano PS. Do-not-resuscitate orders: is there really disparity by diagnosis? Arch Intern Med. 1996 Nov 25; 156(21):2497-8. PMID: 8944743.
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    218. Roos LL, Walld RK, Romano PS, Roberecki S. Short-term mortality after repair of hip fracture. Do Manitoba elderly do worse? Med Care. 1996 Apr; 34(4):310-26. PMID: 8606556.
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    219. Romano PS, Zach A, Luft HS, Rainwater J, Remy LL, Campa D. The California Hospital Outcomes Project: using administrative data to compare hospital performance. Jt Comm J Qual Improv. 1995 Dec; 21(12):668-82. PMID: 8688923.
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    220. White RH, Zhou H, Romano P, Mungall D. Changes in plasma warfarin levels and variations in steady-state prothrombin times. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1995 Nov; 58(5):588-93. PMID: 7586953.
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    221. Romano PS, Waitzman NJ, Scheffler RM, Pi RD. Folic acid fortification of grain: an economic analysis. Am J Public Health. 1995 May; 85(5):667-76. PMID: 7733427.
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    222. Romano PS, Roos LL, Luft HS, Jollis JG, Doliszny K. A comparison of administrative versus clinical data: coronary artery bypass surgery as an example. Ischemic Heart Disease Patient Outcomes Research Team. J Clin Epidemiol. 1994 Mar; 47(3):249-60. PMID: 8138835.
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    223. Romano PS, Mark DH. Bias in the coding of hospital discharge data and its implications for quality assessment. Med Care. 1994 Jan; 32(1):81-90. PMID: 8277803.
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    224. Kang SH, Bloom JR, Romano PS. Cancer screening among African-American women: their use of tests and social support. Am J Public Health. 1994 Jan; 84(1):101-3. PMID: 8279592.
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    225. Waitzman NJ, Romano PS, Scheffler RM. Estimates of the economic costs of birth defects. Inquiry. 1994; 31(2):188-205. PMID: 8021024.
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    226. Romano PS, Roos LL, Jollis JG. Adapting a clinical comorbidity index for use with ICD-9-CM administrative data: differing perspectives. J Clin Epidemiol. 1993 Oct; 46(10):1075-9; discussion 1081-90. PMID: 8410092.
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    227. Luft HS, Romano PS. Chance, continuity, and change in hospital mortality rates. Coronary artery bypass graft patients in California hospitals, 1983 to 1989. JAMA. 1993 Jul 21; 270(3):331-7. PMID: 8315777.
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    228. Romano PS. Can administrative data be used to compare the quality of health care? Med Care Rev. 1993; 50(4):451-77. PMID: 10131116.
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    229. Romano PS, McLoughlin E. Unspecified injuries on death certificates: a source of bias in injury research. Am J Epidemiol. 1992 Oct 01; 136(7):863-72. PMID: 1442752.
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    230. Romano PS, Mark DH. Patient and hospital characteristics related to in-hospital mortality after lung cancer resection. Chest. 1992 May; 101(5):1332-7. PMID: 1582293.
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    231. Romano PS, McLoughlin E. Helmet intolerance among motorcyclists. Med J Aust. 1992 Apr 06; 156(7):507. PMID: 1556980.
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    232. Romano PS, Bloom J, Syme SL. Smoking, social support, and hassles in an urban African-American community. Am J Public Health. 1991 Nov; 81(11):1415-22. PMID: 1951797.
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