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Joshua Robert Lakin, M.D.


Assessing the implementation of a program to improve serious illness conversations in a high-risk care management program in the primary care setting
Summer, 06/01/15 - 08/30/15

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  1. Lakin JR, Gundersen DA, Lindvall C, Paasche-Orlow MK, Tulsky JA, Brannen EN, Pollak KI, Kennedy D, McLeggon JA, Stout JJ, Volandes A. A Yet Unrealized Promise: Structured Advance Care Planning Elements in the Electronic Health Record. J Palliat Med. 2021 Apr 07. PMID: 33826860.
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  2. Rotenstein L, Lamey J, Wichmann L, Arbour MC, Lakin J, Cunningham R. Conversing with High-Risk Patients to Determine Serious Illness Goals and Values in the Time of Covid-19. NEJM Catalyst. 2021; 2(3). View Publication.
  3. El-Jawahri A, Bohossian HB, Paasche-Orlow MK, Lakin JR, Johnson PC, Cooper Z, Jagielo AD, Brannen EN, Reynolds MJ, Coogan K, Vaughn D, Volandes A. Clinical Outcomes of Patients Hospitalized with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Boston. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Feb 24. PMID: 33629266.
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  4. Lakin JR, Arnold CG, Catzen HZ, Rangarajan A, Berger RS, Brannen EN, Cunningham RJ, Schaffer AC, Lamey J, Baker O, Bernacki RE. Early serious illness communication in hospitalized patients: A study of the implementation of the Speaking About Goals and Expectations (SAGE) program. Healthc (Amst). 2021 Jan 28; 9(2):100510. PMID: 33517037.
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  5. Paladino J, Mitchell S, Mohta N, Lakin JR, Downey N, Fromme EK, Gullo S, Benjamin E, Sanders JJ. Communication Tools to Support Advance Care Planning and Hospital Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Design Process. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2021 02; 47(2):127-136. PMID: 33191165.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  6. Gelfand SL, Mandel EI, Mendu ML, Lakin JR. Palliative Care in the Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative: A Call for Inclusion in Kidney Care Delivery Models. Am J Kidney Dis. 2020 12; 76(6):877-882. PMID: 33228851.
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  7. Azizoddin DR, Lakin JR, Hauser J, Rynar LZ, Weldon C, Molokie R, Enzinger AC, Payvar S, Martin JL. Meeting the guidelines: Implementing a distress screening intervention for veterans with cancer. Psychooncology. 2020 12; 29(12):2067-2074. PMID: 33009712.
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  8. Lakin JR, Tulsky JA, Bernacki RE. Time Out Before Talking: Communication as a Medical Procedure. Ann Intern Med. 2021 01; 174(1):96-97. PMID: 32894694.
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  9. Dundin A, Siegert C, Miller D, Ouchi K, Lakin JR, Bernacki R, Sciacca K. A Pivot to Palliative: An Interdisciplinary Program Development in Preparation for a Coronavirus Patient Surge in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Nurs. 2020 11; 46(6):760-767.e1. PMID: 33023790.
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  10. Paladino J, Brannen E, Benotti E, Henrich N, Ritchie C, Sanders J, Lakin JR. Implementing Serious Illness Communication Processes in Primary Care: A Qualitative Study. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 May; 38(5):459-466. PMID: 32794412.
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  11. Cross SH, Lakin JR, Mendu M, Mandel EI, Warraich HJ. Trends in Place of Death for Individuals With Deaths Attributed to Advanced Chronic or End-Stage Kidney Disease in the United States. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 01; 61(1):112-120.e1. PMID: 32791183.
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  12. Lakin JR, Brannen EN, Tulsky JA, Paasche-Orlow MK, Lindvall C, Chang Y, Gundersen DA, El-Jawahri A, Volandes A. Advance Care Planning: Promoting Effective and Aligned Communication in the Elderly (ACP-PEACE): the study protocol for a pragmatic stepped-wedge trial of older patients with cancer. BMJ Open. 2020 07 14; 10(7):e040999. PMID: 32665394.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  13. Seaman JB, Lakin JR, Anderson E, Bernacki R, Candrian C, Cotter VT, DeSanto-Madeya S, Epstein AS, Kestenbaum A, Izumi S, Sumser B, Tjia J, Hurd CJ. Interdisciplinary or Interprofessional: Why Terminology in Teamwork Matters to Hospice and Palliative Care. J Palliat Med. 2020 09; 23(9):1157-1158. PMID: 32640855.
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  14. Sanders JJ, Miller K, Desai M, Geerse OP, Paladino J, Kavanagh J, Lakin JR, Neville BA, Block SD, Fromme EK, Bernacki R. Measuring Goal-Concordant Care: Results and Reflections From Secondary Analysis of a Trial to Improve Serious Illness Communication. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 11; 60(5):889-897.e2. PMID: 32599148.
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  15. Lakin JR, Neal BJ, Maloney FL, Paladino J, Vogeli C, Tumblin J, Vienneau M, Fromme E, Cunningham R, Block SD, Bernacki RE. A systematic intervention to improve serious illness communication in primary care: Effect on expenses at the end of life. Healthc (Amst). 2020 Jun; 8(2):100431. PMID: 32553522.
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  16. Porter AS, Harman S, Lakin JR. Power and perils of prediction in palliative care. Lancet. 2020 02 29; 395(10225):680-681. PMID: 32113499.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Wilson E, Bernacki R, Lakin JR, Alexander C, Jackson V, Jacobsen J. Rapid Adoption of a Serious Illness Conversation Electronic Medical Record Template: Lessons Learned and Future Directions. J Palliat Med. 2020 02; 23(2):159-161. PMID: 32023189.
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  18. Paladino J, Koritsanszky L, Neal BJ, Lakin JR, Kavanagh J, Lipsitz S, Fromme EK, Sanders J, Benjamin E, Block S, Bernacki R. Effect of the Serious Illness Care Program on Health Care Utilization at the End of Life for Patients with Cancer. J Palliat Med. 2020 10; 23(10):1365-1369. PMID: 31904304.
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  19. Paladino J, Lakin JR, Sanders JJ. Communication Strategies for Sharing Prognostic Information With Patients: Beyond Survival Statistics. JAMA. 2019 Oct 08; 322(14):1345-1346. PMID: 31415085.
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  20. Grudzen CR, Schmucker AM, Shim DJ, Ibikunle A, Cho J, Chung FR, Cohen SE. Development of an Outpatient Palliative Care Protocol to Monitor Fidelity in the Emergency Medicine Palliative Care Access Trial. J Palliat Med. 2019 09; 22(S1):66-71. PMID: 31486726.
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  21. Wang L, Sha L, Lakin JR, Bynum J, Bates DW, Hong P, Zhou L. Development and Validation of a Deep Learning Algorithm for Mortality Prediction in Selecting Patients With Dementia for Earlier Palliative Care Interventions. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 07 03; 2(7):e196972. PMID: 31298717.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Lakin JR, Desai M, Engelman K, O'Connor N, Teuteberg WG, Coackley A, Kilpatrick LB, Gawande A, Fromme EK. Earlier identification of seriously ill patients: an implementation case series. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Dec; 10(4):e31. PMID: 31253734.
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  23. Lakin JR, Robinson MG, Obermeyer Z, Powers BW, Block SD, Cunningham R, Tumblin JM, Vogeli C, Bernacki RE. Prioritizing Primary Care Patients for a Communication Intervention Using the "Surprise Question": a Prospective Cohort Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 08; 34(8):1467-1474. PMID: 31190257.
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  24. Paladino J, Bernacki R, Neville BA, Kavanagh J, Miranda SP, Palmor M, Lakin J, Desai M, Lamas D, Sanders JJ, Gass J, Henrich N, Lipsitz S, Fromme E, Gawande AA, Block SD. Evaluating an Intervention to Improve Communication Between Oncology Clinicians and Patients With Life-Limiting Cancer: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial of the Serious Illness Care Program. JAMA Oncol. 2019 Jun 01; 5(6):801-809. PMID: 30870556.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Bernacki R, Paladino J, Neville BA, Hutchings M, Kavanagh J, Geerse OP, Lakin J, Sanders JJ, Miller K, Lipsitz S, Gawande AA, Block SD. Effect of the Serious Illness Care Program in Outpatient Oncology: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 06 01; 179(6):751-759. PMID: 30870563.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Lakin JR, Brannen EN, Bernacki RE, Jones E. A Curriculum in Quality Improvement for Interprofessional Palliative Care Trainees. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Jan; 37(1):41-45. PMID: 31096756.
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  27. Dahlin C, Sanders J, Calton B, DeSanto-Madeya S, Donesky D, Lakin JR, Roeland E, Scherer JS, Walling A, Williams B. The Cambia Sojourns Scholars Leadership Program: Projects and Reflections on Leadership in Palliative Care. J Palliat Med. 2019 07; 22(7):823-829. PMID: 30810459.
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  28. Lakin JR, Benotti E, Paladino J, Henrich N, Sanders J. Interprofessional Work in Serious Illness Communication in Primary Care: A Qualitative Study. J Palliat Med. 2019 07; 22(7):751-763. PMID: 30688549.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Grudzen CR, Shim DJ, Schmucker AM, Cho J, Goldfeld KS. Emergency Medicine Palliative Care Access (EMPallA): protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of specialty outpatient versus nurse-led telephonic palliative care of older adults with advanced illness. BMJ Open. 2019 01 25; 9(1):e025692. PMID: 30813112.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  30. Lakin JR, Jacobsen J. Softening Our Approach to Discussing Prognosis. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 01 01; 179(1):5-6. PMID: 30453318.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Wang L, Lakin J, Riley C, Korach Z, Frain LN, Zhou L. Disease Trajectories and End-of-Life Care for Dementias: Latent Topic Modeling and Trend Analysis Using Clinical Notes. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2018; 2018:1056-1065. PMID: 30815148.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Lamas DJ, Lakin JR, Trindade AJ, Courtwright A, Goldberg H. Looking beyond Mortality in Transplantation Outcomes. N Engl J Med. 2018 Nov 15; 379(20):1889-1891. PMID: 30428285.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Geerse OP, Lakin JR, Berendsen AJ, Alfano CM, Nekhlyudov L. Cancer survivorship and palliative care: Shared progress, challenges, and opportunities. Cancer. 2018 12 01; 124(23):4435-4441. PMID: 30204237.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Lakin JR, Koritsanszky LA, Cunningham R, Maloney FL, Neal BJ, Paladino J, Palmor MC, Vogeli C, Ferris TG, Block SD, Gawande AA, Bernacki RE. A Systematic Intervention To Improve Serious Illness Communication In Primary Care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 07 01; 36(7):1258-1264. PMID: 28679813.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Lakin JR, Robinson MG, Bernacki RE, Powers BW, Block SD, Cunningham R, Obermeyer Z. Estimating 1-Year Mortality for High-Risk Primary Care Patients Using the "Surprise" Question. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 12 01; 176(12):1863-1865. PMID: 27695853.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  36. Lakin J, Miranda S, Gass J, Bernacki R, Koritsanszsky L, Kavanagh J, Palmor M, Hirschhorn L, Lamas D, Sanders J, Neville B, Lipsitz S, Block S. Can we improve the quality of documented end-of-life conversations using a structured, multicomponent intervention? J Clin Oncol. 2016 Oct 09; 34(26_suppl):49. PMID: 28156611.
  37. Lakin JR, Block SD, Billings JA, Koritsanszky LA, Cunningham R, Wichmann L, Harvey D, Lamey J, Bernacki RE. Improving Communication About Serious Illness in Primary Care: A Review. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 09 01; 176(9):1380-7. PMID: 27398990.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Lakin JR, Isaacs E, Sullivan E, Harris HA, McMahan RD, Sudore RL. Emergency Physicians' Experience with Advance Care Planning Documentation in the Electronic Medical Record: Useful, Needed, and Elusive. J Palliat Med. 2016 06; 19(6):632-8. PMID: 27203483.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Baxi SM, Lakin JR. Preoperative Testing--A Bridge to Nowhere: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Aug; 175(8):1272-3. PMID: 26052986.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  40. Lakin JR, Le E, Mourad M, Hollander H, Anderson WG. Incentivizing residents to document inpatient advance care planning. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Sep 23; 173(17):1652-4. PMID: 23857414.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. Lakin JR, Smith AK. Opening it up for more questions: racial disparities in hospice use. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Nov; 46(5):617. PMID: 23953597.
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  42. Baxi S, Lakin J, Stapleton S, Redberg R. High-sensitivity troponin: elevated without infarction, is the horse out of the barn? Emerg Med J. 2014 May; 31(5):354-5. PMID: 23825057.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Baxi S, Lakin J, Lyles CR, Berkowitz S, Horton C, Sarkar U. Points for improvement: performance measurement for glycemic control in diabetes patients in a safety-net population. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013 Mar; 39(3):109-13. PMID: 23516760.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. Lakin JR, Widera E, Doe EW. Something just doesn't smell quite right. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Feb; 61(2):313. PMID: 23405941.
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  45. Lakin JR, Baxi S, Redberg RF. CT angiography for possible acute coronary syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2012 07 05; 367(1):83-4; author reply 85-6. PMID: 22762328.
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  46. Lakin J, Baxi SM, Kohlwes J. Missing the tree for the forest: a case of secondary spontaneous pneumothorax. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 May; 27(5):601-2. PMID: 22215268.
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