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profileJoshua Robert Lakin, M.D.

TitleInstructor in Medicine
InstitutionDana-Farber Cancer Institute
AddressDana-Farber Cancer Institute
Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care
450 Brookline Ave
Boston MA 02215
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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, 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 Jul 01; 36(7):1258-1264. PMID: 28679813.
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  2. 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 Dec 01; 176(12):1863-1865. PMID: 27695853.
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  3. 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.
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  4. 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 Sep 01; 176(9):1380-7. PMID: 27398990.
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  5. 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 Jun; 19(6):632-8. PMID: 27203483.
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  6. Baxi SM, Lakin JR. Preoperative Testing--A Bridge to Nowhere: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Aug; 175(8):1272-3. PMID: 26052986; PMCID: PMC4782754.
  7. 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; PMCID: PMC3864763.
  8. 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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  9. 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.
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  10. 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.
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  11. 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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  12. Lakin JR, Baxi S, Redberg RF. CT angiography for possible acute coronary syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2012 Jul 05; 367(1):83-4; author reply 85-6. PMID: 22762328.
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  13. 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; PMCID: PMC3326093.
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