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profileJennifer Priest Stevens, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Medicine
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Ave
Boston MA 02215
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TitleResearch Fellow in Medicine (EXT)
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital

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     (Stevens, Jennifer P)Jul 1, 2017 - Jun 30, 2020
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
A new approach to patient safety: identifying risky clinical states to reduce preventable harms for hospitalized patients

K08HS024288     (STEVENS, JENNIFER P.)Jul 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2021
A multistakeholder examination of the drivers and value of inpatient consultation
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Stevens JP, Dechen T, Schwartzstein R, O'Donnell C, Baker K, Howell MD, Banzett RB. Prevalence of dyspnea among hospitalized patients at the time of admission. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Feb 21. PMID: 29476798.
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  2. Stevens JP, Nyweide DJ, Maresh S, Hatfield LA, Howell MD, Landon BE. Comparison of Hospital Resource Use and Outcomes Among Hospitalists, Primary Care Physicians, and Other Generalists. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Dec 01; 177(12):1781-1787. PMID: 29131897.
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  3. Stevens JP, Wall MJ, Novack L, Marshall J, Hsu DJ, Howell MD. The Critical Care Crisis of Opioid Overdoses in the United States. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Dec; 14(12):1803-1809. PMID: 28800256.
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  4. Stevens JP. Noninvasive Ventilation across Hospitals: An Example of Healthcare Delivery Science. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Nov; 14(11):1634-1635. PMID: 29090991.
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  5. Stevens, JP, Levi, R, Sands, K. Changing the patient safety paradigm. Journal of patient safety. 2017.
  6. Hsu DJ, McCarthy EP, Stevens JP, Mukamal KJ. Hospitalizations, costs and outcomes associated with heroin and prescription opioid overdoses in the United States 2001-12. Addiction. 2017 Sep; 112(9):1558-1564. PMID: 28191702.
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  7. Marshall J, Wood SJ, Stevens JP. Skyrocketing Drug Costs: Beyond the News and into Your Intensive Care Unit. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 06 15; 193(12):1433-4. PMID: 27304244.
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  8. Stevens JP, Baker K, Howell MD, Banzett RB. Prevalence and Predictive Value of Dyspnea Ratings in Hospitalized Patients: Pilot Studies. PLoS One. 2016; 11(4):e0152601. PMID: 27070144; PMCID: PMC4829144.
  9. Herzig SJ, Rothberg MB, Guess JR, Stevens JP, Marshall J, Gurwitz JH, Marcantonio ER. Antipsychotic Use in Hospitalized Adults: Rates, Indications, and Predictors. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Feb; 64(2):299-305. PMID: 26889839; PMCID: PMC4762184 [Available on 02/01/17].
  10. Marshall J, Herzig SJ, Howell MD, Le SH, Mathew C, Kats JS, Stevens JP. Antipsychotic utilization in the intensive care unit and in transitions of care. J Crit Care. 2016 06; 33:119-24. PMID: 26818629; PMCID: PMC4842336 [Available on 06/01/17].
  11. Howell MD, Stevens JP. ICUs after surgery, mortality, and the Will Rogers effect. Intensive Care Med. 2015 Nov; 41(11):1990-2. PMID: 26248953.
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  12. Stevens JP, Kachniarz B, O'Reilly K, Howell MD. Seasonal variation in family member perceptions of physician competence in the intensive care unit: findings from one academic medical center. Acad Med. 2015 Apr; 90(4):472-8. PMID: 25374038.
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  13. Stevens JP, Nyweide D, Maresh S, Zaslavsky A, Shrank W, Howell MD, Landon BE. Variation in Inpatient Consultation Among Older Adults in the United States. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Jul; 30(7):992-9. PMID: 25693650; PMCID: PMC4471009.
  14. Kazberouk A, Martin BI, Stevens JP, McGuire KJ. Validation of an administrative coding algorithm for classifying surgical indication and operative features of spine surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Jan 15; 40(2):114-20. PMID: 25575086.
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  15. Stevens JP, Silva G, Gillis J, Novack V, Talmor D, Klompas M, Howell MD. Automated surveillance for ventilator-associated events. Chest. 2014 Dec; 146(6):1612-1618. PMID: 25451350; PMCID: PMC4251620.
  16. Stevens J, Johansson A, Lennes I, Hsu D, Tess A, Howell M. Long-term culture change related to rapid response system implementation. Med Educ. 2014 Dec; 48(12):1211-9. PMID: 25413914.
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  17. Stevens JP, Kachniarz B, Wright SB, Gillis J, Talmor D, Clardy P, Howell MD. When policy gets it right: variability in u.s. Hospitals' diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia*. Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar; 42(3):497-503. PMID: 24145845.
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  18. Stevens JP, Howell MD. Liberating brain-injured patients from mechanical ventilation. learning from healthcare delivery science. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct 15; 188(8):894-6. PMID: 24127796.
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  19. Stevens JP, Johansson AC, Schonberg MA, Howell MD. Elements of a high-quality inpatient consultation in the intensive care unit. A qualitative study. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Jun; 10(3):220-7. PMID: 23802818.
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  20. Hunziker S, Stevens J, Howell MD. Red cell distribution width and mortality in newly hospitalized patients. Am J Med. 2012 Mar; 125(3):283-91. PMID: 22340927.
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  21. Stevens JP, Howell MH. Hospital Medicine Clinics. Preventing harm and improving care in the Intensive Care Unit. 2012; 1(1):e12.
  22. Howell MD, Stevens JP. UpToDate. Rapid response systems. 2011.
  23. Stevens J, Johansson A, Schonberg M, Howell M. . Crit Care Med. Consultation in the ICU: A qualitative study. 2010; 38(12, Suppl):578.
  24. Stevens JP, Rogers SO. Communication and culture: opportunities for safer surgery. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009 Apr; 18(2):91-2. PMID: 19342520.
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  25. Welke KF, Stevens JP, Schults WC, Nelson EC, Beggs VL, Nugent WC. Patient characteristics can predict improvement in functional health after elective coronary artery bypass grafting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Jun; 75(6):1849-55; discussion 1855. PMID: 12822627.
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  26. Brewer TF, Heymann SJ, Stevens JP. . Infections in Medicine. New approaches to preventing and eliminating tuberculosis in the United States. 2000; 17:57-62.
  27. Stevens JP, Daniel TM. Bacille Calmette Guérin immunization of health care workers exposed to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: a decision analysis. Tuber Lung Dis. 1996 Aug; 77(4):315-21. PMID: 8796246.
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  28. Stevens JP, Daniel TM. Chemoprophylaxis of multidrug-resistant tuberculous infection in HIV-uninfected individuals using ciprofloxacin and pyrazinamide. A decision analysis. Chest. 1995 Sep; 108(3):712-7. PMID: 7656621.
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