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Safety and Quality Related Journal Papers

Singh R, Singh A, Raj D, and Singh G. Innovative Workflow and Process Improvement Toolkit to Ease and Enrich Meaningful Use of HIT: Example in Primary Care Office. American Journal of Medical Sciences and Medicine (in press)

Singh R, Anderson D, McLeanPlunkett E, Rahega D, Singh G. Interplay Between Quantifiable and Unquantifiable Safety Climate as Affected by Successful Sustems Approach to Medication Safety Improvement: Primary Care Settings. American Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 2013; 3(1): 1-9
(http://article.sapub.org/10.5923.j.ajmms.20130301.01.html)

Singh R, Singh A, Rowe J, Singh G, Stott E. Engaging Stakeholders in Reporting Adverse Drug Events With a Common Visual Language. Home Health Care Management Practice 1084822312465748, first published on December 4, 2012 doi:10.1177/1084822312465748
(http://hhc.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/12/04/1084822312465748)

Xiao N, Sharman R, Singh R, Singh G, Danzo A, Rao HR. "Meaningful Use" of Ambulatory EMR: Does It Improve the Quality and Efficiency of Health Care? Health Policy and Technology. Health Policy and Technology March 2012; Vol. 1, Issue 1, Pages 28-34.

Singh R, Anderson DR, McLean-Plunkett EA, Brooks R, Wisniewski A, and Singh G. IT-Enabled Systems Engineering Approach to Monitoring and Reducing ADEs. American Journal of Managed Care 2012;18(3):169-175.
(http://www.ajmc.com/publications/issue/2012/2012-3-vol18-n3/IT-Enabled-Systems-Engineering-...)

Singh R, Anderson DR, McLean-Plunkett EA, Wisniewski A, Kee R, Fox C, Gold K, Singh G. Effects of Self-Empowered Teams on Rates of Adverse Drug Events in Primary Care. Int J Fam Med vol. 2012, Article ID 374639, 6 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/374639
(http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijfm/2012/374639/)

Wisniewski AM, Luczkiewicz DL, Servoss TJ, Bisantz AM, Singh R, Singh G, Naughton BJ. What happens to orders written for older primary care patients? Family Medicine 2012;44(4):252-258

Singh R, Singh A, Anumba C, Singh G. Enhancing and measuring patient safety with an innovative web-based system approach. International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms 2011; 3(2): 164 – 177.

Singh R, Roberts AC, Singh A, et al. Improving transitions in inpatient and outpatient care using a paper or web-based journal. JRSM Short Rep. 2011;2(2):6.

Singh R, Lichter M, Danzo A, Rosenthal TR. The adoption and use of health information technology in rural areas: results of a national survey. J Rural Health 2012:28: 16–27.

Singh, R. Singh A, et al. Creating a common vision for all stakeholders to make healthcare safer with interactive visual monitoring. International J of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms. 2011;3(1).

Naughton B, Singh R, Wisniewski AM, Singh G, Anderson DR. Improving Quality of NSAID Prescribing by Internal Medicine Trainees with an Educational Intervention. Teaching and Learning in Medicine Vol. 22, Iss. 4, 2010.

Singh R, Wisniewski AM, Fox C, McLean-Plunkett EA, Kee R, Cadzow R, Okazaki S, Singh G. Experience with a Trigger Tool for identifying ADE’s among older adults in ambulatory primary care. Quality and Safety in Healthcare 2009; 18:199-204.

Singh R, Singh A, Fish R, McLean D, Anderson DR, Singh G. A Patient Safety Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE). J Patient Saf June 2009; 5(2): 55-60.

Singh R, Naughton B, Anderson DR, Singh G. Building Self-Empowered Teams for Improving Safety in Post-operative Pain Management. In: Henriksen K, Battles JB, Keyes MA, Grady ML, editors. Advances in Patient Safety: New directions and alternative approaches. Vol. 3. Performance and Tools. AHRQ Publication No. 08-0034-3. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2008; pp 37-50.

Singh G, Singh R, Thomas EJ, et al. Measuring Safety Climate in Primary Care Offices. In: Henriksen K, Battles JB, Keyes MA, Grady ML, editors. Advances in Patient Safety: New directions and alternative approaches. Vol. 2. Culture and Redesign. AHRQ Publication No. 08-0034-2. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2008; pp 59-72.

Singh R, Pace W, Singh A, et al. A Visual Computer Interface Concept for Making Error Reporting Useful at the Point of Care. In: Henriksen K, Battles JB, Keyes MA, Grady ML, editors. Advances in Patient Safety: New directions and alternative approaches. Vol. 1. Assessment. AHRQ Publication No. 08-0034-1. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2008; pp 307-320.

Singh R, Pace W, Singh A, Fox C, Singh G. A Concept for a Visual Computer Interface to Make Error Taxonomies useful at the Point of Primary-Care. Informatics in Primary Care 2007;15:221-9.

Singh R, Naughton B, Singh A, Anderson DR, Singh G. The Safety Journal: Lessons learned with an error reporting tool to stimulate system thinking. J Patient Saf 2007; 3(3): 135-141.

Wisniewski AM, Erdley WS, Singh R, Servoss TJ, Naughton BJ, Singh G. Assessment of Safety Attitudes in a Skilled Nursing Facility. Geriatr Nurs 2007; 28(2): 126-136.

Singh R, Servoss T, Danzo A, Singh A, Singh G. Prioritizing Threats to Patient Safety in the Micro-System of Rural Primary Care. Journal of Rural Health 2007; 23(2); 173-8.

Singh R, Singh A, Taylor JS, Rosenthal TC, Singh S, Singh G. Building learning practices with self-empowered teams for improving patient safety. J Health Manag 2006; 8(1):91-118.

Singh R. How a series of errors led to recurrent hypoglycemia. Journal of Family Practice 2006;55(6):489-97.

Singh R, Singh A, Fox C, Taylor JS, Singh G. Computer visualization of patient safety in primary care: A systems approach adapted from management science and engineering. Informatics in Primary Care 2005; 13:135-144.

Singh R, Naughton B, Taylor JS, Koenigsberg MR, Anderson DR, McCausland LL, Wahler RG, Robinson A, Singh G. A comprehensive collaborative patient safety residency curriculum to address the core competencies. Medical Education 2005; 39:1195-1204.

Singh R, Servoss T, Kalsman M, Fox C, Singh G. Estimating impact on safety caused by introduction of electronic medical records in primary care. Informatics in Primary Care 2004;12: 235-41.


Khotianov N, Singh R, Singh S. Lewy Body Dementia: A case report and discussion. Journal of the American Board of Family Practice 2002;15: 50-54.

 

 

Book Chapters / Articles (Refereed)
Singh R, Sharman R, Singh A, Brooks R, McLean D, and Singh G. Innovative Web-based Tool for Safer Transitions of Patients Through Healthcare Systems. In: Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, ISSN: 1867-5662. 2011.

Singh R, Sharman R, Singh A, Brooks R, McLean D, and Singh G. Innovative Web-based Tool for Safer Transitions of Patients Through Healthcare Systems. In: Recent Advances in Computer Science and Information Engineering- Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 2012, Volume 125, 187-194, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-25789-6_28

 

 

Papers in Conference Proceedings (Refereed)
Yaraghi N, Du AY, Sharman R, Gopal R, Ramesh R, Singh R. Clustering Physicians Based on Professional Proximity Using SAS®. SAS Global Forum 2012 Proceedings (paper no. 184-2012), Orlando, Florida, April 22-25, 2012.

Xiao N, Sharman R, Rao HR, Singh R, and Singh G. Will 'Meaningful Use' of EMR Improve the Quality and Efficiency of Healthcare? An Exploratory Analysis of Ambulatory EMR Usage. International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2011), Shanghai, China, December 4-7, 2011.

Kisekka V, Sharman R, Singh R, Singh G. Misinformation in Healthcare Social Networks: Contributing Factors, Americas’ Conference on Information Systems 2011 Proceedings (Paper 423), August 4-7 2011, Detroit, MI. http://aisel.aisnet.org/amcis2011_submissions/423

Xiao N, Sharman R, Rao HR, Singh R, Singh G. EHR Adoption and Patient Safety: The Role of EHR and Health Care Provider Characteristics. Americas’ Conference on Information Systems 2011 Proceedings (Paper 369), August 4-7 2011, Detroit, MI. http://aisel.aisnet.org/amcis2011_submissions/369

Singh R, Singh A, McLean D, Brooks R, Fox C, Sharman R, Singh G. Enhancing Meaningful Use of IT in Healthcare: Improving Transitions in Patient Care. World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering, June 17-19, 2011, Changchun, China.

Singh R, Singh G, McLean D, Brennan-Taylor M, Singh A, Sharman R. Incident-Trajectory Simulation for Excellence in Safety: Illustration in Healthcare. Proceedings of the annual Simulation Technology and Training Conference, May 30-Jun 2, 2011, Melbourne, Australia.

Singh, R. Singh A, and Singh G. IT-based systems approach to engaging patients in medical error reporting: in concurrence with staff. Proceedings of the 17th European Concurrent Engineering Conference, London, April 2011; pp. 63-67.

Singh R, Singh A, Singh S, Singh G. Visual Modeling for Making Healthcare Safer. North American Simulation Technology Conference, Aug 26-28, 2009. Atlanta, GA.

Singh R, Singh A, Anumba C, Singh G. Web-Based Systems Approach to Improvement of Patient Safety. North American Simulation Technology Conference, Aug 26-28, 2009. Atlanta, GA

 

 

Invited National and International Presentations

Singh R. Improving Medication Safety in Primary Care. OAFP Scientific Assembly, June 18-21, 2009. Tulsa, OK.

Singh R. Prioritizing Quality Improvement Initiatives within a Practice. OAFP Scientific Assembly, June 18-21, 2009. Tulsa, OK.

Singh A, Singh G, Singh R. Placing patient safety at the heart of medical training. Invited Workshop. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Association for the Study of Medical Education. Sept 2006.Aberdeen, Scotland.


Singh A, Singh R, Singh G. Placing patient safety at the heart of medical training. Invited Workshop. British Medical Journal / Institute for Healthcare Improvement 11th European Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care. April 26-28, 2006. Prague, Czech Republic.


Singh G, Singh R. Safety Measurement and enhancement in individual primary care clinics. Invited Workshop. British Medical Journal / Institute for Healthcare Improvement 11th European Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care. April 26-28, 2006. Prague, Czech Republic.


Singh R, Singh G. "Use of Operations Research/Systems Science for Meeting the Challenge of Enhancing and Measuring Safety in Individual Primary Care Settings", 20th annual Primary Care Research Methods & Statistics Conference, Dec. 2-4, 2005, San Antonio, Texas.


Singh G, Singh R, Anderson DR, Singh A. Practice-Based Failure Modes and Effects Analysis for System Enhancement. Invited Paper presented at: AAFP/RGC Safety Symposium, World Organization of Family Doctors(WONCA) World Congress, Oct 13-16, 2004, Orlando, FL. http://fammed.uchsc.edu/taxonomy/Applying_PB_FME_AAFP_WONCA2004.pdf (Accessed Nov 3, 2005)


Singh R. A Family Physician's Research Journey. American Academy of Family Physicians National Research Network, Research Skills Training Workshop. March 4th 2005. Colorado Springs, CO.

 

 

National and International Presentations

Singh R, Rosenthal T, Anderson DR, Naughton B, Singh A, Taylor J, Singh G. Motivating and Engaging Residents and Faculty in Patient Safety: An Example in Primary Care. 2012 ACGME Annual Education Conference, March 2012, Orlando, Florida.

Singh G, Singh R, Anderson D, McLean-Plunckett EA, Brooks R. Improving Medication Safety with Health IT: Invoking Science of Improvement. 39th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Nov 12-16, 2011. Banff, AB, Canada.

Singh R, Kernan J, Taylor JS, Heider AR, Norris T, Singh G. Diabetes Care Quality and Utilization among Primary Care Patients in a Beacon Community. 39th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Nov 12-16, 2011. Banff, AB, Canada.

Singh A, Singh R, Anderson DR, Porreca D, Norris T, Heider AR, Singh G. An Innovative Interactive Workflow Re-design Tool Kit for Primary Care Offices. 39th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Nov 12-16, 2011. Banff, AB, Canada

Xiao, N., Sharman, R., Singh R., Singh, G., Rao, H.R., 2011. “How Do EMR Functionalities Affect Health Care Outcomes? An Exploratory Analysis in Ambulatory Settings”, The Second Annual Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE), Washington, DC, October 21st -22nd

R Singh, A Danzo, M Lichter, G Singh Meaningful Use of EHR’s for Quality and Safety in Primary Care. 38th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Nov 13-17, 2010. Seattle, WA.

Singh R, Singh G. Systems Approach to Change Management for Improving Patient Safety. Agency for Health Research and Quality Annual Health Information Technology Conference. June 2-4, 2010. Washington, DC.

Singh G, Singh R, Anderson DR, Taylor JS, Singh A. Orienting and Motivating Faculty and Residents to Patient Safety: Meeting the Unmet Needs. 38th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Nov 13-17, 2010. Seattle, WA.

Singh R. Improving Medication Safety in Primary Care. OAFP Scientific Assembly, June 18-21, 2009. Tulsa, OK.

Singh R. Prioritizing Quality Improvement Initiatives within a Practice. OAFP Scientific Assembly, June 18-21, 2009. Tulsa, OK.

Singh R, Lichter M, Danzo A, Singh G. Health Information Technology in Rural Primary Care. 32nd Annual Rural Health Conference, National Rural Health Association, May 5-8, 2009. Miami Beach, FL.

Singh R, Fish R, McLean-Plunkett EA, et al. Effects of a Team Resource Management intervention on rates of Adverse Drug Events in primary care. 36th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Nov 15-18, 2008. Puerto Rico.

Singh A,Singh R. Introduction of an IT-assisted approach to reducing Medication Errors in a Family Practice Office. 36th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Nov 15-18, 2008. Puerto Rico.

Singh G, Singh R. Design of a Computer-based visual error reporting and taxonomy system for use at the point of care and policy levels. AHRQ 2nd National Patient Safety/HIT conference Oct 2008. Washington DC.

Singh R, Singh G, Fish R, Anderson DR. Measuring the effect of Team Resource Management on Safety Attitudes in Primary Care. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 4th Annual PBRN Research Conference. June 2008. Bethesda, Maryland.

Singh G, Singh R. Experience with a Trigger Tool for detecting ADE's among older adults in ambulatory primary care. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 3rd Annual PBRN Research Conference. May 16-18, 2007. Bethesda, Maryland.


Singh R, Singh G. Improving Geriatric Drug Safety in Underserved Practices. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2nd Annual PBRN Research Conference. May 15-17, 2006. Bethesda, Maryland.


Singh R, Pace W, Fox C, Singh G. A visual computer interface to facilitate understanding of errors in primary care.  33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Oct 15-18, 2005. Quebec City, Quebec.


Singh G, Singh A, Singh R. An error reporting tool designed to stimulate changes.  33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Oct 15-18, 2005. Quebec City, Quebec.


Singh R, Singh G, Singh A, Anderson D, Taylor JS. Strengthening Improvements in Family Medicine Education and Training with a Collaborative Comprehensive Safety Curriculum. BMJ Quality Forum. April 13-15 2005, London, England.
http://www.bmjpg.com/Wed13/C9.pdf (Accessed March 19 2006)


Singh R, Anderson DR, Singh A, Singh G. Enhancing Capabilities of Teachers of Patient Safety with a Safety Journal. Association for the Study of Medical Education Meeting: Educating Healthcare Educators - models for Delivering Effective Staff Development. December 13 2004, London, England.  http://www.asme.org.uk/meetings/2004/docs_pix/12_13_singh.pdf (Accessed April 5, 2005)


Singh R, Servoss T, Kalsman M, Fox C, Singh G. Estimating Impacts of an EMR on Safety in a Rural Practice: an FMEA Approach. 32nd Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Oct 10-13 2004, Orlando, Florida.


Singh R, Taylor JS, Naughton B, Koenigsberg M, Wahler R, Anderson D, McCausland L, Robinson A, Rosenthal T, Singh G.  Collaborative Patient Safety Training to Address ACGME Core Competencies. 32nd Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Oct 10-13 2004, Orlando, Florida.


Singh A, Singh R, Servoss T, el al.  Prioritizing Threats to Patient Safety in Rural Primary Care Settings. WONCA World Congress, Oct 13-16 2004, Orlando, Florida.


Singh R, Pietris N, Kulkarni J, Singh S.  Nursing Attitudes Toward Medication Errors and Reporting  in a Skilled Nursing Facility. 31st Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Oct 25-28 2003, Banff, Alberta.


Singh A, Singh R, Servoss T, et al. A Practice-Driven Program for Safety Enhancement. 31st Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Oct 25-28 2003, Banff, Alberta.


Singh G, Singh R. Novel Use of Hazard Ratings from Safety Engineering to Target Error Reductions in Primary Care. 31st Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Oct 25-28 2003, Banff, Alberta.


Singh R, Taylor JS, Naughton B, et al. HRSA-Funded Collaborative Patient Safety Training to Address ACGME Core Competencies. AmericanAcademy of Family Physicians Ambulatory Primary Care Patient Safety Research and Education Conference, September 18-19, 2003, Chicago, Illinois. http://www.aafp.org/x27123.xml (Accessed Nov 3, 2005)


Singh G, Singh R. Novel Use of Hazard Ratings from Safety Engineering to Target Error Reductions in Primary Care. AmericanAcademy of Family Physicians Ambulatory Primary Care Patient Safety Research and Education Conference, September 18-19, 2003, Chicago, Illinois. http://www.aafp.org/x27133.xml (Accessed Nov 3, 2005)


Singh R, Taylor JS, Carter CA, Singh A, Singh G. Waging War on Medical Errors.  29th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, October 2001. (Awarded Best Paper) http://fammed.buffalo.edu/singh/ (Accessed Nov 3, 2005)

Singh G, Singh S, Singh A, Singh R. A Simulation-Based Decision Support System for Venturing at the Front. Proc. European Simulation Symposium, Dresden, Germany, 1992. pp 143-149.

Singh G, Singh A, Singh R. A New Efficient Frontier Method with Microcomputers for Project Selection. Proc. of the Project Management Institute / Internet Joint Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia, 1989. pp 131-136.

 

 

POSTERS
Singh R, Rosenthal T, Anderson DR, Naughton B, Singh A, Taylor J, Singh G. Motivating and Engaging Residents and Faculty in Patient Safety: An Example in Primary Care. 2012 ACGME Annual Education Conference, March 2012, Orlando, Florida.

Singh R, Gaddam S, Gunukula S, Singh G. A Visual Medical Error Taxonomy. AHRQ Annual Conference, Sept 2009. Washington DC.

Singh R, Brooks R, Anderson DR, McLean-Plunkett EA, Singh, G. Empowering Front-Line Staff to Improve Medication Safety: A Primary Care Office Example. National Patient Safety Foundation, Annual Congress, May 22-23 2009. Washington DC.

Singh R, McLean D, Singh G. A Patient Safety Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE). AHRQ 2nd National Patient Safety/HIT conference Oct 2008. Washington DC.

Singh G,Singh R. IT-assisted Self-empowerment tool for improving patient safety. AHRQ Annual Conference, Sept 2008. Washington DC.

Singh G, Singh A, Singh R. Building a Learning Practice with Self-Empowered Teams. BMJ Quality Forum. April 13-15 2005, London, England.


Singh G, Singh R. Applying FMEA for System Enhancement. Poster presented at AMBS/ACGME Conference on Systems-Based Practice. Sept 23-24 2004, Chicago, Illinois.


Singh R, Taylor JS, Naughton B, Koenigsberg M, Wahler R, Anderson D, McCausland L, Rosenthal T, Singh G. Use of a Safety Journal to Enhance a Systems-Based Practice Curriculum.  Poster presented at AMBS/ACGME Conference on Systems-Based Practice. Sept 23-24 2004, Chicago, Illinois.