John Matthew Austin

Assistant Professor

20132020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

Are hospital ratings systems transparent? An examination of Consumer Reports and the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Popovich, D. L., Vogus, T. J., Iacobucci, D. & Austin, J. M., Jan 2 2020, In : Health Marketing Quarterly. 37, 1, p. 41-57 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assessing the Agreement of Hospital Performance on 3 National Mortality Ratings for 2 Common Inpatient Conditions

Austin, J. M., Derk, J. M., Kachalia, A. & Pronovost, P. J., Jun 2020, In : JAMA internal medicine. 180, 6, p. 904-905 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

The NQF Scientific Methods Panel: Enhancing the Review and Endorsement Process for Performance Measures

Nerenz, D. R., Cella, D., Fabian, L., Nuccio, E., Bott, J., Austin, J. M., Simon, S., Needleman, J. & Johnson, K., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Medical Quality.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The State of Health Care Quality Measurement in the Era of COVID-19: The Importance of Doing Better

Austin, J. M. & Kachalia, A., Jul 28 2020, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 324, 4, p. 333-334 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access

To improve quality, keep your eyes on the road

Pimentel, M. P. T., Austin, J. M. & Kachalia, A., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : BMJ Quality and Safety. bmjqs-2020-011102.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2019

A comparison of two structured taxonomic strategies in capturing adverse events in U.S. hospitals

Austin, J. M., Kirley, E. M., Rosen, M. A. & Winters, B. D., Jun 2019, In : Health services research. 54, 3, p. 613-622 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Developing and Testing a Chart Abstraction Tool for ICU Quality Measurement

Lee, J., Austin, J. M., Kim, J., Miralles, P. D., Kaafarani, H. M. A., Pronovost, P. J., Ghimire, V., Berenholtz, S. M., Donelan, K. & Martinez, E., Jul 1 2019, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 34, 4, p. 324-330 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

A Standard-Setting Body for US Health Care Quality Measurement

Austin, J. M., Black, B. & Pronovost, P. J., Jul 1 2018, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 33, 4, p. 434-439 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2017

Are health care provider organizations ready to tackle diagnostic error? A survey of Leapfrog-participating hospitals

Newman-Toker, D. E., Austin, J. M., Derk, J., Danforth, M. & Graber, M. L., Jun 27 2017, In : Diagnosis (Berlin, Germany). 4, 2, p. 73-78 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

From Board to Bedside: How the Application of Financial Structures to Safety and Quality Can Drive Accountability in a Large Health Care System

Austin, J. M., Demski, R., Callender, T., Lee, K. H. K., Hoffman, A., Allen, L., Radke, D. A., Kim, Y., Werthman, R. J., Peterson, R. R. & Pronovost, P. J., 2017, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 43, 4, p. 166-175 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Improving the Quality of Data for Inpatient Claims-Based Measures Used in Public Reporting and Pay-for-Performance Programs

Crews, H., Pronovost, P. J., Helft, P. R. & Austin, J. M., Dec 2017, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 43, 12, p. 671-675 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Time for transparent standards in quality reporting by health care organizations

Pronovost, P. J., Wu, A. W. & Austin, J. M., Aug 22 2017, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 318, 8, p. 701-702 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

2016

Developing a Measure of Value in Health Care

Ken Lee, K. H., Matthew Austin, J. & Pronovost, P. J., Jun 1 2016, In : Value in Health. 19, 4, p. 323-325 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fostering transparency in outcomes, quality, safety, and costs

Austin, J. M., McGlynn, E. A. & Pronovost, P. J., Oct 25 2016, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 316, 16, p. 1661-1662 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

ICD-9 Code-Based Venous Thromboembolism Performance Targets Fail to Measure Up

Lau, B. D., Haut, E. R., Hobson, D. B., Kraus, P. S., Maritim, C., Austin, J. M., Shermock, K. M., Maheshwari, B., Allen, P. X., Almario, A. & Streiff, M. B., Sep 1 2016, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 31, 5, p. 448-453 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Improving performance on core processes of care

Austin, J. M. & Pronovost, P. J., Jun 1 2016, In : Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology. 16, 3, p. 224-230 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sustaining reliability on accountability measures at The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Pronovost, P. J., Holzmueller, C. G., Callender, T., Demski, R., Winner, L., Day, R., Austin, J. M., Berenholtz, S. & Miller, M. R., Feb 1 2016, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 42, 2, p. 51-60 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Creating a high-reliability health care system: Improving performance on core processes of care at johns hopkins medicine

Pronovost, P. J., Armstrong, C. M., Demski, R., Callender, T., Winner, L., Miller, M. R., Austin, J. M., Berenholtz, S. M., Yang, T., Peterson, R. R., Reitz, J. A., Bennett, R. G., Broccolino, V. A., Davis, R. O., Gragnolati, B. A., Green, G. E. & Rothman, P. B., Feb 6 2015, In : Academic Medicine. 90, 2, p. 165-172 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

National hospital ratings systems share few common scores and may generate confusion instead of clarity

Austin, M. M., Jha, A. K., Romano, P. S., Singer, S. J., Vogus, T. J., Wachter, R. M. & Pronovost, P. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Health Affairs. 34, 3, p. 423-430 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

"Never events" and the quest to reduce preventable harm

Austin, J. M. & Pronovost, P. J., Jun 1 2015, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 41, 6, p. 279-288 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

The Armstrong Institute: An Academic Institute for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, Research, Training, and Practice

Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality Team, Oct 1 2015, In : Academic Medicine. 90, 10, p. 1331-1339 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Safety in numbers: The development of leapfrog's composite patient safety score for U.S. hospitals

Austin, J. M., D'Andrea, G., Birkmeyer, J. D., Leape, L. L., Milstein, A., Pronovost, P. J., Romano, P. S., Singer, S. J., Vogus, T. J. & Wachter, R. M., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of patient safety. 10, 1, p. 64-71 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young and reckless? Greater standardization and transparency of performance is needed for pediatric performance measures

Austin, J. M., Miller, M. R. & Pronovost, P. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Academic pediatrics. 14, 5 SUPPL., p. S15-S16

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2013

Demonstrating high reliability on accountability measures at the johns hopkins hospital

Pronovost, P. J., Demski, R., Callender, T., Winner, L., Miller, M. R., Austin, M. J. & Berenholtz, S. M., Dec 2013, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 39, 12, p. 531-544 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle