Kristina Weeks

Research Associate

20082017
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2017

Evaluation of Patient and Family Engagement Strategies to Improve Medication Safety

Kim, J. M., Suarez-Cuervo, C., Berger, Z., Lee, J., Gayleard, J., Rosenberg, C., Nagy, N., Weeks, K. & Dy, S. E., Aug 9 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Patient. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Participation
Safety
Research Personnel
Medication Reconciliation
Medication Errors
Infection
Delivery of Health Care
Organizations
Safety
Ownership

Species of Metarhizium anisopliae complex implicated in human infections: Retrospective sequencing study

Nourrisson, C., Dupont, D., Lavergne, R. A., Dorin, J., Forouzanfar, F., Denis, J., Weeks, K., Joubert, R., Chiambaretta, F., Bourcier, T., Roux, S., Sénéchal, A., Benaïm, G., Wallon, M., Candolfi, E., Letscher-Bru, V., Poirier, P. & Sabou, M., Feb 19 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metarhizium
Retrospective Studies
Infection
Peptide Elongation Factor 1
Fungi
2016

CLABSI conversations: Lessons from peer-to-peer assessments to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections

Pham, J. C., Goeschel, C. A., Berenholtz, S., Demski, R., Lubomski, L., Rosen, M., Sawyer, M. D., Thompson, D., Trexler, P., Weaver, S., Weeks, K. & Pronovost, P. J., 2016, In : Quality Management in Health Care. 25, 2, p. 67-78 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conversation
leader
Infection
nurse
best practice
2015
Medication Adherence
African Americans
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Confidence Intervals

Inviting families to in care: A family involvement menu

Wyskiel, R. M., Weeks, K. & Marsteller, J. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 41, 1, p. 43-46 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Patient Safety
Quality Improvement
Research
Social Responsibility
Medicine
2014

Eliminating central line-associated bloodstream infections: A national patient safety imperative

Berenholtz, S., Lubomski, L., Weeks, K., Goeschel, C. A., Marsteller, J. A., Pham, J. C., Sawyer, M. D., Thompson, D., Winters, B. D., Cosgrove, S., Yang, T., Louis, T., Lucas, B. M., George, C. T., Watson, S. R., Albert-Lesher, M. I., Andre, J. R. S., Combes, J. R., Bohr, D., Hines, S. C. & 2 others, Battles, J. B. & Pronovost, P. J., Jan 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 1, p. 56-62 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Safety
Infection
Intensive Care Units
Catheters
Puerto Rico
Mandatory Reporting
Patient Safety
Infection
Intensive Care Units
Chi-Square Distribution

Factors associated with appointment non-adherence among African-Americans with severe, poorly controlled hypertension

Nwabuo, C. C., Dy, S. E., Weeks, K. & Young, J. H., Aug 14 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 8, e103090.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insurance
African Americans
odds ratio
hypertension
confidence interval

Impact of self-reported guideline compliance: Bloodstream infection prevention in a national collaborative

Hsu, Y-J., Weeks, K., Yang, T., Sawyer, M. D. & Marsteller, J. A., Oct 1 2014, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 42, 10, p. S191-S196

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Compliance
Guidelines
Infection
Thigh
Hand Hygiene
Intensive Care Units
Linear Models
Infection
Patient Harm
Quality Improvement
Patient Safety
Climate
Infection
Safety
Cross Infection
2013

Decreasing central-line-associated bloodstream infections in Connecticut intensive care units.

Hong, A. L., Sawyer, M. D., Shore, A., Winters, B. D., Masuga, M., Lee, H., Mathews, S., Weeks, K., Goeschel, C. A., Berenholtz, S., Pronovost, P. J. & Lubomski, L., Sep 2013, In : Journal for healthcare quality : official publication of the National Association for Healthcare Quality. 35, 5, p. 78-87 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intensive Care Units
Infection
Catheters
Benchmarking
Safety

Maintaining and sustaining the On the CUSP: Stop BSI model in Hawaii

Lin, D. M., Weeks, K., Holzmueller, C. G., Pronovost, P. J. & Pham, J. C., Feb 2013, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 39, 2, p. 51-60 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infection
Catheters
Bandages
Maintenance
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
2012

Eradicating central line-associated bloodstream infections statewide: The Hawaii experience

Lin, D. M., Weeks, K., Bauer, L., Combes, J. R., George, C. T., Goeschel, C. A., Lubomski, L., Mathews, S., Sawyer, M. D., Thompson, D., Watson, S. R., Winters, B. D., Marsteller, J. A., Berenholtz, S., Pronovost, P. J. & Pham, J. C., Mar 2012, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 27, 2, p. 124-129 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infection
Catheters
Hospital Bed Capacity
Intensive Care Units
Safety

Reducing medical errors and adverse events

Pham, J. C., Aswani, M. S., Rosen, M., Lee, H., Huddle, M., Weeks, K. & Pronovost, P. J., 2012, In : Annual Review of Medicine. 63, p. 447-463 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Errors
Delivery of Health Care
Safety Management
Medication Errors
Diagnostic Errors

Using the opportunity estimator tool to improve engagement in a quality and safety intervention

Duval-Arnould, J., Mathews, S., Weeks, K., Colantuoni, E. A., Mukherjee, A., Nundy, S., Watson, S. R., Holzmueller, C. G., Lubomski, L., Goeschel, C. A., Pronovost, P. J., Pham, J. C. & Berenholtz, S., Jan 2012, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 38, 1, p. 41-47 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inservice Training
Safety Management
Catheter-Related Infections
Program Development
Health Care Quality Indicators
2011
Infection
Quality Improvement
Government Agencies
Health Care Sector
Infection Control

Quality of end-of-life care for patients with advanced cancer in an academic medical center

Dy, S. E., Asch, S. M., Lorenz, K. A., Weeks, K., Sharma, R. K., Wolff, A. C. & Malin, J. L., Apr 1 2011, In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 14, 4, p. 451-457 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Terminal Care
Quality of Life
Cancer Care Facilities
Pain
Documentation
Health Surveys
African Americans
Hypertension
Urban Hospitals
Antihypertensive Agents
2010

Executive/senior leader checklist to improve culture and reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections

Goeschel, C. A., Holzmueller, C. G., Berenholtz, S., Marsteller, J. A., Murphy, D. J., Sawyer, M., Duval-Arnould, J., Thompson, D., Lubomski, L., Weeks, K., Bauer, L. & Pronovost, P. J., Nov 2010, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 36, 11, p. 519-524 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Care Quality Assurance
Central Venous Catheterization
Hospital Administration
Organizational Culture
Indwelling Catheters
Catheter-Related Infections
Health Services Research
Peru
Organized Financing
Cross Infection
2008
Traditional Medicine
African Americans
Hypertension
Population
Medication Adherence