Hospitalomics

Press

"Heart failure treatment questioned.”
Yale Daily News, April 9, 2013

"All water pills not equally effective against heart failure.”
ScienceDaily, April 1, 2013

"Hospitals performing expensive heart procedures are more costly for all patients.”
News.Yale.edu, May 10, 2012

"Program for Research Leadership Awarded for "Hospitalomics"."
The Donaghue Foundation, Summer 2011

Medicine’s drip of uncertainty.”
Forbes, March 2, 2011

Visualizing data.”
Resource for representing health data.

Publications

Partovian, C., Li, S-X., Xu, X., Lin, H., Strait, K.M., Hwa, J., Krumholz, H.M. 2013. "Distinct hospital trends in nesiritide use for patients with heart failure." JACC Heart Failure. In press.

Dharmarajan, K., Masoudi, F.A., Spertus, J.A., Li, S-X., Krumholz, H.M. 2013. "Contraindicated initiation of beta blockers in patients hospitalized with heart failure." JAMA Intern Med. In press.

Lagu, T., Krumholz, H.M., Dharmarajan, K., Partovian, C., Kim, N., Mody, P.S., Li, S-X,, Strait, K.M., Lindenauer, P.K. 2013. "Spending more, doing more, or both? An alternative method for quantifying utilization during hospitalizations." J Hosp Med. In press.

Bikdeli, B., Strait, K.M., Dharmarajan, K., Partovian, C., Coca, S.G., Kim, N., Li, S-X., Testani, J.M., Khan, U., Krumholz, H.M. 2013. "Dominance of furosemide for loop diuretic therapy in heart failure: Time to revisit the alternatives?" J Am Coll Cardiol. Mar 13;61(14):1549-1550.

Safavi, K., Dharmarajan, K., Kim, N., Strait, K.M., Li, S-X., Chen, S.I., Lagu, T., Krumholz H.M. 2013. "Variation exists in rates of admission to intensive care units for heart failure patients across hospitals in the United States." Circulation. Feb 26;127(8):923-929.

Chen, S.I., K. Dharmarajan, N. Kim, K. M. Strait, S-X. Li, K. C. Safavi, P. K. Lindenauer, H. M. Krumholz, and T. Lagu. 2012. "Procedure intensity and the cost of care." Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. May;5(3):308-313.

Partovian, C., S. R. Gleim, P. S. Mody, S-X. Li, H. Wang, K. M. Strait, L. A. Allen, T. A. Lagu, S-L. T. Normand, H. M. Krumholz. 2012. “Hospital patterns of use of positive inotropic agents in patients with heart failure.” J Am Coll Cardiol. Oct 9;60(15):1402-1409.