Sean Berenholtz

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19992019
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2019

Effectiveness of 80% vs 30–35% fraction of inspired oxygen in patients undergoing surgery: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis

de Jonge, S., Egger, M., Latif, A., Loke, Y. K., Berenholtz, S., Boermeester, M., Allegranzi, B. & Solomkin, J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Anaesthesia.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Wound Infection
Meta-Analysis
Oxygen
Confidence Intervals
General Anesthesia

Implementation of a surgical unit-based safety programme in African hospitals: A multicentre qualitative study

Clack, L., Willi, U., Berenholtz, S., Aiken, A. M., Allegranzi, B. & Sax, H., May 30 2019, In : Antimicrobial resistance and infection control. 8, 1, 91.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Multicenter Studies
Safety
Surgical Wound Infection
Safety Management
Learning

Implementation strategies to reduce surgical site infections: A systematic review

Ariyo, P., Zayed, B., Riese, V., Anton, B., Latif, A., Kilpatrick, C., Allegranzi, B. & Berenholtz, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Infection control and hospital epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Wound Infection
Evidence-Based Practice
Organizations
Aptitude
Practice Guidelines
Medical Informatics
health information
information technology
health care
Delivery of Health Care

Safety of 80% vs 30–35% fraction of inspired oxygen in patients undergoing surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Mattishent, K., Thavarajah, M., Sinha, A., Peel, A., Egger, M., Solomkin, J., de Jonge, S., Latif, A., Berenholtz, S., Allegranzi, B. & Loke, Y. K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Anaesthesia.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meta-Analysis
Odds Ratio
Oxygen
Safety
Confidence Intervals

Use of Human Factors and Ergonomics to Disseminate Health Care Quality Improvement Programs

Xie, A., Woods-Hill, C. Z., Berenholtz, S. & Milstone, A., Apr 1 2019, In : Quality management in health care. 28, 2, p. 117-118 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Engineering
Quality Improvement
ergonomics
health care
Delivery of Health Care
2018

A multimodal infection control and patient safety intervention to reduce surgical site infections in Africa: a multicentre, before–after, cohort study

Allegranzi, B., Aiken, A. M., Zeynep Kubilay, N., Nthumba, P., Barasa, J., Okumu, G., Mugarura, R., Elobu, A., Jombwe, J., Maimbo, M., Musowoya, J., Gayet-Ageron, A. & Berenholtz, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Wound Infection
Patient Safety
Infection Control
Cohort Studies
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures

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., Donelan, K. & Martinez, E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Medical Quality.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intensive Care Units
Risk Adjustment
Pressure Ulcer
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
2017

A journey to improve safety culture within intensive care units at King Abdulaziz Medical City

Aljuaid, M. H., Khan, R. M., Berenholtz, S. & Arabi, Y. M., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Critical Care. 37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety Management
Intensive Care Units

Examining influences on speaking up among critical care healthcare providers in the United Arab Emirates

Edrees, H. H., Ismail, M. N. M., Kelly, B., Goeschel, C. A., Berenholtz, S., Pronovost, P. J., Al Obaidli, A. A. K. & Weaver, S., Nov 1 2017, In : International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 29, 7, p. 948-960 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United Arab Emirates
Critical Care
Health Personnel
Patient Safety
Health

Executive Summary: Clinical Practice Guideline: Safe Medication Use in the ICU

Kane-Gill, S. L., Dasta, J. F., Buckley, M. S., Devabhakthuni, S., Liu, M., Cohen, H., George, E. L., Pohlman, A. S., Agarwal, S., Henneman, E. A., Bejian, S. M., Berenholtz, S., Pepin, J. L., Scanlon, M. C. & Smith, B. S., Sep 1 2017, In : Critical Care Medicine. 45, 9, p. 1546-1551 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medication Reconciliation
Practice Guidelines
Guidelines
Infection
Delivery of Health Care
Organizations
Safety
Ownership

Two-State Collaborative Study of a Multifaceted Intervention to Decrease Ventilator-Associated Events

Rawat, N., Yang, T., Ali, K. J., Catanzaro, M., Cohen, M. D., Farley, D. O., Lubomski, L., Thompson, D., Winters, B. D., Cosgrove, S., Klompas, M., Speck, K. A. & Berenholtz, S., Jul 1 2017, In : Critical Care Medicine. 45, 7, p. 1208-1215 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechanical Ventilators
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Safety Management
Telecommunications
Chlorhexidine
2016

A journey to improve safety culture within intensive care units at King Abdulaziz Medical City

Aljuaid, M. H., Khan, R. M., Berenholtz, S. & Arabi, Y. M., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Critical Care.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety Management
Intensive Care Units

A systematic approach for developing a ventilator-associated pneumonia prevention bundle

Speck, K., Rawat, N., Weiner, N. C., Tujuba, H. G., Farley, D. & Berenholtz, S., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Infection Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Cross Infection
Intensive Care Units
Guidelines
Morbidity

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

Evaluating the Accuracy of Sampling Strategies for Estimation of Compliance Rate for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Process Measures

Diehl, A., Yang, T., Speck, K., Battles, J., Cosgrove, S., Berenholtz, S. & Klompas, M., Sep 1 2016, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 37, 9, p. 1037-1043 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Mechanical Ventilators
Quality Improvement
Intensive Care Units

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

Social Responsibility
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Joints
Office Management
Patient Safety
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., Yang, T., Peterson, R. R., Reitz, J. A., Bennett, R. G., Broccolino, V. A., Davis, R., 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

Medicine
medicine
health care
Delivery of Health Care
Social Responsibility

Implementing a multifaceted intervention to decrease central line-associated bloodstream infections in SEHA (Abu Dhabi Health Services Company) intensive care units: the Abu Dhabi experience

Latif, A., Kelly, B., Edrees, H., Kent, P. S., Weaver, S., Jovanovic, B., Attallah, H., de Grouchy, K. K., Al-Obaidli, A., Goeschel, C. A. & Berenholtz, S., Jul 1 2015, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 36, 7, p. 816-822 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United Arab Emirates
Health Services
Intensive Care Units
Infection
Safety

In reply

Klompas, M. & Berenholtz, S., Feb 1 2015, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 175, 2, p. 316-317 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Local Anti-Infective Agents
Chlorhexidine
Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Artificial Respiration

Organizational Culture Changes Result in Improvement in Patient-Centered Outcomes: Implementation of an Integrated Recovery Pathway for Surgical Patients

Wick, E. C., Galante, D. J., Hobson, D. B., Benson, A. R., Lee, K. H. K., Berenholtz, S., Efron, J., Pronovost, P. J. & Wu, C. L., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 221, 3, p. 669-677 9 p., 7914.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organizational Culture
Organizational Innovation
Surgical Wound Infection
Quality Improvement
Length of Stay

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
Patient Safety
Internship and Residency
Quality Improvement
Pneumococcal Pneumonia
Immunization
2014

A compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 updates

Yokoe, D. S., Anderson, D. J., Berenholtz, S., Calfee, D. P., Dubberke, E. R., Ellingson, K. D., Gerding, D. N., Haas, J. P., Kaye, K. S., Klompas, M., Lo, E., Marschall, J., Mermel, L. A., Nicolle, L. E., Salgado, C. D., Bryant, K., Classen, D., Crist, K., Deloney, V. M., Fishman, N. O. & 13 others, Foster, N., Goldmann, D. A., Humphreys, E., Jernigan, J. A., Padberg, J., Perl, T. M., Podgorny, K., Septimus, E. J., VanAmringe, M., Weaver, T., Weinstein, R. A., Wise, R. & Maragakis, L., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 8, p. 967-977 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection
American Hospital Association
Hospital Medicine
Critical Care
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)

A compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 Updates

Yokoe, D. S., Anderson, D. J., Berenholtz, S., Calfee, D. P., Dubberke, E. R., Ellingson, K. D., Gerding, D. N., Haas, J. P., Kaye, K. S., Klompas, M., Lo, E., Marschall, J., Mermel, L. A., Nicolle, L. E., Salgado, C. D., Bryant, K., Classen, D., Crist, K., Deloney, V. M., Fishman, N. O. & 13 others, Foster, N., Goldmann, D. A., Humphreys, E., Jernigan, J. A., Padberg, J., Perl, T. M., Podgorny, K., Septimus, E. J., Vanamringe, M., Weaver, T., Weinstein, R. A., Wise, R. & Maragakis, L., 2014, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 42, 8, p. 820-828 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection
American Hospital Association
Hospital Medicine
Critical Care
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)

An Evaluation of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Process Measure Sampling Strategies in a Surgical ICU

Rawat, N., Yang, T., Speck, K., Helzer, J., Barenski, C. & Berenholtz, S., Sep 12 2014, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 29, 5, p. 397-402 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Chlorhexidine
Compliance
Sampling Studies

Daily goals: Not just another piece of paper

Rawat, N. & Berenholtz, S., 2014, In : Critical Care Medicine. 42, 8, p. 1940-1941 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Attitude of Health Personnel
Teaching Rounds
Quality of Health Care
Critical Care
Checklist

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

Identifying Meaningful Outcome Measures for the Intensive Care Unit

Martinez, E. A., Donelan, K., Henneman, J. P., Berenholtz, S., Miralles, P. D., Krug, A. E., Iezzoni, L. I., Charnin, J. E. & Pronovost, P. J., 2014, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 29, 2, p. 144-152 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intensive Care Units
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Safety
Delivery of Health Care
Risk Adjustment

Introduction to "A compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 updates"

Yokoe, D. S., Anderson, D. J., Berenholtz, S., Calfee, D. P., Dubberke, E. R., Ellingson, K., Gerding, D. N., Haas, J., Kaye, K. S., Klompas, M., Lo, E., Marschall, J., Mermel, L. A., Nicolle, L., Salgado, C., Bryant, K., Classen, D., Crist, K., Foster, N., Humphreys, E. & 6 others, Padberg, J., Podgorny, K., Vanamringe, M., Weaver, T., Wise, R. & Maragakis, L., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 5, p. 455-459 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection
American Hospital Association
Hospital Medicine
Critical Care
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)

Maintaining the momentum of change: The role of the 2014 updates to the compendium in preventing healthcare-associated infections

Septimus, E., Yokoe, D. S., Weinstein, R. A., Perl, T. M., Maragakis, L. & Berenholtz, S., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 5, p. 460-463 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection

Measurement of implementation components and contextual factors in a two-state healthcare quality initiative to reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia

Ali, K. J., Farley, D. O., Speck, K., Catanzaro, M., Wicker, K. G. & Berenholtz, S., Oct 1 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, p. S116-S123

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Quality of Health Care
Interviews
Hospital Units
Safety

Medical Harm: Patient Perceptions and Follow-up Actions

Lyu, H. G., Cooper, M. A., Mayer-Blackwell, B., Jiam, N., Hechenbleikner, E. M., Wick, E. C., Berenholtz, S. & Makary, M. A., Nov 13 2014, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Patient Safety.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Harm
Malpractice
Medical Records
Nonprofit Organizations
Organizations

Reappraisal of routine oral care with chlorhexidine gluconate for patients receiving mechanical ventilation: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Klompas, M., Speck, K., Howell, M. D., Greene, L. R. & Berenholtz, S., 2014, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 174, 5, p. 751-761 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artificial Respiration
Meta-Analysis
Chlorhexidine
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Length of Stay

Red blood cell transfusion practices in two surgical intensive care units: A mixed methods assessment of barriers to evidence-based practice

Murphy, D. J., Pronovost, P. J., Lehmann, C. U., Gurses, A., Whitman, G., Needham, D. & Berenholtz, S., Oct 1 2014, In : Transfusion. 54, 1, p. 2658-2667 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythrocyte Transfusion
Evidence-Based Practice
Critical Care
Intensive Care Units
Hemoglobins

Strategies to enhance adoption of ventilator-associated pneumonia prevention interventions: A systematic literature review

Goutier, J. M., Holzmueller, C. G., Edwards, K. C., Klompas, M., Speck, K. & Berenholtz, S., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 8, p. 998-1005 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Evidence-Based Practice
Art
Cross Infection
Practice Guidelines

Strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in acute care hospitals: 2014 update

Klompas, M., Branson, R., Eichenwald, E. C., Greene, L. R., Howell, M. D., Lee, G., Magill, S. S., Maragakis, L., Priebe, G. P., Speck, K., Yokoe, D. S. & Berenholtz, S., 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 8, p. 915-936 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
American Hospital Association
Organizations
Mechanical Ventilators
Cross Infection

Sustaining Reductions in Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections in Michigan Intensive Care Units: A 10-Year Analysis

Pronovost, P. J., Watson, S. R., Goeschel, C. A., Hyzy, R. C. & Berenholtz, S., 2014, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 31, 3, p. 197-202 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

antineoplaston A10
Intensive Care Units
Infection
Catheters

Ventilator-associated pneumonia: Overdiagnosis and treatment are common in medical and surgical intensive care units

Nussenblatt, V., Avdic, E., Berenholtz, S., Daugherty Biddison, E., Hadhazy, E., Lipsett, P. A., Maragakis, L., Perl, T. M., Speck, K., Swoboda, S. M., Ziai, W. C. & Cosgrove, S., Mar 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 3, p. 278-284 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Critical Care
Intensive Care Units
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Therapeutics
2013
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Quality Improvement
Intensive Care Units
Mechanical Ventilators

Building a business case for colorectal surgery quality improvement

Lee, K. K. H., Berenholtz, S., Hobson, D. B., Demski, R. J., Yang, T. & Wick, E. C., Nov 2013, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 56, 11, p. 1298-1303 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Surgery
Quality Improvement
Surgical Wound Infection
Safety
Costs and Cost Analysis

Building capacity for quality and safety in critical care: A roundtable discussion from the second international patient safety conference in April 9-11, 2013, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Arabi, Y. M., Taher, S., Berenholtz, S., Alamry, A., Hijazi, RE., Alatassi, A. & Marini, A. M., Oct 2013, In : Annals of Thoracic Medicine. 8, 4, p. 183-185 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capacity Building
Saudi Arabia
Critical Care
Patient Safety
Safety

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

Demonstrating high reliability on accountability measures at the johns hopkins hospital

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Responsibility
Joints
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Capacity Building
Trustees

Developing and Pilot Testing Practical Measures of Preanalytic Surgical Specimen Identification Defects

Bixenstine, P. J., Zarbo, R. J., Holzmueller, C. G., Yenokyan, G., Robinson, R., Hudson, D. W., Prescott, A. M., Hubble, R., Murphy, M. M., George, C. T., D'Angelo, R., Watson, S. R., Lubomski, L. & Berenholtz, S., Jul 2013, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 28, 4, p. 308-314 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Confidence Intervals
Patient Safety
Surgical Pathology
Operating Rooms
Nurses

RBC transfusion practices among critically ill patients: Has evidence changed practice?

Murphy, D. J., Needham, D., Netzer, G., Zeger, S., Colantuoni, E. A., Ness, P. M., Pronovost, P. J. & Berenholtz, S., Oct 2013, In : Critical Care Medicine. 41, 10, p. 2344-2353 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical Care
Critical Illness
High-Volume Hospitals
Odds Ratio
Publications
2012

Association of allogeneic red-blood cell transfusion with surgeon case-volume

Pham, J. C., Haut, E., Catlett, C. & Berenholtz, S., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 173, 1, p. 135-144 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythrocyte Transfusion
Cohort Studies
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Surgeons

Electronic health record-based monitoring of primary care patients at risk of medication-related toxicity

Bundy, D. G., Marsteller, J. A., Wu, A. W., Engineer, L., Berenholtz, S., Caughey, A. H., Silver, D., Tian, J., Thompson, R., Miller, M. R. & Lehmann, C. U., May 2012, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 38, 5, p. 216-223 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electronic Health Records
Primary Health Care
Community Health Centers
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Baltimore

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