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Sonali Parekh Desai, M.D.

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  1. Desai S, Stevens E, Emani S, Meyers P, Iversen M, Solomon DH. Improving Quality of Care in Rheumatoid Arthritis Through Mobile Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement: Focus Group Study. JMIR Form Res. 2020 May 27; 4(3):e15158. PMID: 32459179.
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  2. Stevens E, Weinblatt ME, Massarotti E, Griffin F, Emani S, Desai S. Safety of the Zoster Vaccine Recombinant Adjuvanted in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Systemic Rheumatic Disease Patients: A Single Center's Experience With 400 Patients. ACR Open Rheumatol. 2020 Jun; 2(6):357-361. PMID: 32412669.
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  3. Sivashanker K, Mendu ML, Wickner P, Hartley T, Desai S, Fiumara K, Resnick A, Salmasian H. Communication with Patients and Families Regarding Health Care-Associated Exposure to Coronavirus 2019: A Checklist to Facilitate Disclosure. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2020 May 08. PMID: 32507465.
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  4. Desai S, Leatherwood C, Forman M, Ko E, Stevens E, Iversen M, Xu C, Lu B, Solomon DH. Treat-to-target in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Quality Improvement Trial. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Nov 23. PMID: 31758663.
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  5. Williams S, Fiumara K, Kachalia A, Desai S. Closing the Loop with Ambulatory Staff on Safety Reports. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2020 Jan; 46(1):44-50. PMID: 31740344.
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  6. Lacson R, Wang A, Cochon L, Giess C, Desai S, Eappen S, Khorasani R. Factors Associated With Optimal Follow-up in Women With BI-RADS 3 Breast Findings. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020 Apr; 17(4):469-474. PMID: 31669081.
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  7. Forman M, Leatherwood C, Iversen MD, Solomon DH, Desai SP. Quality improvement for rheumatoid arthritis care: results from a focus group. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2020 May-Jun; 38(3):428-435. PMID: 31573471.
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  8. Gay E, Desai S, McNeil D. A Multidisciplinary Intervention to Improve Care for High-Risk COPD Patients. Am J Med Qual. 2020 May/Jun; 35(3):231-235. PMID: 31339055.
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  9. Emani S, Sequist TD, Lacson R, Khorasani R, Jajoo K, Holtz L, Desai S. Ambulatory Safety Nets to Reduce Missed and Delayed Diagnoses of Cancer. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019 08; 45(8):552-557. PMID: 31285149.
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  10. Desai S, Fiumara K, Kachalia A. Building an Ambulatory Safety Program at an Academic Health System. J Patient Saf. 2019 Apr 18. PMID: 31009407.
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  11. Hammer MM, Kapoor N, Desai SP, Sivashanker KS, Lacson R, Demers JP, Khorasani R. Adoption of a Closed-Loop Communication Tool to Establish and Execute a Collaborative Follow-Up Plan for Incidental Pulmonary Nodules. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Feb 19; 1-5. PMID: 30779667.
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  12. Fisher NDL, Fera LE, Dunning JR, Desai S, Matta L, Liquori V, Pagliaro J, Pabo E, Merriam M, MacRae CA, Scirica BM. Development of an entirely remote, non-physician led hypertension management program. Clin Cardiol. 2019 Feb; 42(2):285-291. PMID: 30582181.
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  13. Lacson R, Cochon L, Ip I, Desai S, Kachalia A, Dennerlein J, Benneyan J, Khorasani R. Classifying Safety Events Related to Diagnostic Imaging From a Safety Reporting System Using a Human Factors Framework. J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Mar; 16(3):282-288. PMID: 30528933.
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  14. Cochon L, Lacson R, Wang A, Kapoor N, Ip IK, Desai S, Kachalia A, Dennerlein J, Benneyan J, Khorasani R. Assessing information sources to elucidate diagnostic process errors in radiologic imaging - a human factors framework. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 11 01; 25(11):1507-1515. PMID: 30124890.
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  15. Emani S, Peters E, Desai S, Karson AS, Lipsitz SR, LaRocca R, Stone J, Suric V, Wald JS, Wheeler A, Williams DH, Bates DW. Who adopts a patient portal?: An application of the diffusion of innovation model. J Innov Health Inform. 2018 Oct 25; 25(3):149-157. PMID: 30398458.
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  16. Ai A, Desai S, Shellman A, Wright A. Understanding Test Results Follow-Up in the Ambulatory Setting: Analysis of Multiple Perspectives. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018 11; 44(11):674-682. PMID: 30122520.
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  17. Turchin A, Sosina O, Zhang H, Shubina M, Desai SP, Simonson DC, Testa MA. Ambulatory Medication Reconciliation and Frequency of Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits in Patients With Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2018 08; 41(8):1639-1645. PMID: 29891639.
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  18. Lacson R, Desai S, Landman A, Proctor R, Sumption S, Khorasani R. Impact of a Health Information Technology Intervention on the Follow-up Management of Pulmonary Nodules. J Digit Imaging. 2018 02; 31(1):19-25. PMID: 28664448.
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  19. Kreps DJ, Halperin F, Desai SP, Zhang ZZ, Losina E, Olson AT, Karlson EW, Bermas BL, Sparks JA. Association of weight loss with improved disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A retrospective analysis using electronic medical record data. Int J Clin Rheumtol. 2018; 13(1):1-10. PMID: 29606976.
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  20. Dave AJ, Tory HO, Awosogba JA, Coblyn JS, Bermas B, Solomon DH, Desai SP. A Quality Improvement Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis Management With Biologic Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs: Assessing Variability in a Treatment Pathway. J Clin Rheumatol. 2017 Jan; 23(1):66-69. PMID: 28002163.
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  21. Martinez W, Lehmann LS, Hu YY, Desai SP, Shapiro J. Processes for Identifying and Reviewing Adverse Events and Near Misses at an Academic Medical Center. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017 01; 43(1):5-15. PMID: 28334586.
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  22. Yazdany J, Robbins M, Schmajuk G, Desai S, Lacaille D, Neogi T, Singh JA, Genovese M, Myslinski R, Fisk N, Francisco M, Newman E. Development of the American College of Rheumatology's Rheumatoid Arthritis Electronic Clinical Quality Measures. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 11; 68(11):1579-1590. PMID: 27564778.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Yazdany J, Myslinski R, Miller A, Francisco M, Desai S, Schmajuk G, Lacaille D, Barber CE, Orozco C, Bunyard M, Bergman MJ, Passo M, Matteson EL, Olson R, Silverman S, Warren R, Nola K, Robbins M. Methods for Developing the American College of Rheumatology's Electronic Clinical Quality Measures. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 10; 68(10):1402-9. PMID: 27390129.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Keogh C, Kachalia A, Fiumara K, Goulart D, Coblyn J, Desai SP. Ambulatory Medication Reconciliation: Using a Collaborative Approach to Process Improvement at an Academic Medical Center. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016 Apr; 42(4):186-94. PMID: 27025579.
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  25. Pennant KN, Costa JJ, Fuhlbrigge AL, Sax PE, Szent-Gyorgyi LE, Coblyn J, Desai SP. Improving Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates in Ambulatory Specialty Practices. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 Dec; 2(4):ofv119. PMID: 26430697.
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  26. Lacson R, O'Connor SD, Sahni VA, Roy C, Dalal A, Desai S, Khorasani R. Impact of an electronic alert notification system embedded in radiologists' workflow on closed-loop communication of critical results: a time series analysis. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 07; 25(7):518-24. PMID: 26374896.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Tory HO, Solomon DH, Desai SP. Analysis of quality improvement efforts in preventing glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2015 Apr; 44(5):483-488. PMID: 25845488.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Desai SP, Liu CC, Tory H, Norton T, Frits M, Lillegraven S, Weinblatt M, Coblyn J, Yazdany J, Shadick N, Solomon DH. Rheumatoid arthritis quality measures and radiographic progression. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2014 Aug; 44(1):9-13. PMID: 24560878.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Greenberg JO, Vakharia N, Szent-Gyorgyi LE, Desai SP, Turchin A, Forman J, Bonventre JV, Kachalia A. Meaningful measurement: developing a measurement system to improve blood pressure control in patients with chronic kidney disease. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Jun; 20(e1):e97-e101. PMID: 23345408.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Desai SP, Solomon DH. A new paradigm of quality of care in rheumatoid arthritis: how our new therapeutics have changed the game. Arthritis Res Ther. 2013; 15(5):121. PMID: 24164739.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Desai SP, Lu B, Szent-Gyorgyi LE, Bogdanova AA, Turchin A, Weinblatt M, Coblyn J, Greenberg JO, Kachalia A, Solomon DH. Increasing pneumococcal vaccination for immunosuppressed patients: a cluster quality improvement trial. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Jan; 65(1):39-47. PMID: 23044506.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Szent-Gyorgyi LE, Desai S, Kim D, Sax PE, Greenberg JO. Removing legal barriers to high-quality care for HIV-infected patients. N Engl J Med. 2012 Apr 05; 366(14):1268-70. PMID: 22475590.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Desai SP, Yazdany J. Quality measurement and improvement in rheumatology: rheumatoid arthritis as a case study. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Dec; 63(12):3649-60. PMID: 22127687.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Saag KG, Yazdany J, Alexander C, Caplan L, Coblyn J, Desai SP, Harrington T, Liu J, McNiff K, Newman E, Olson R. Defining quality of care in rheumatology: the American College of Rheumatology white paper on quality measurement. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Jan; 63(1):2-9. PMID: 20945349.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Desai SP, Turchin A, Szent-Gyorgyi LE, Weinblatt M, Coblyn J, Solomon DH, Kachalia A. Routinely measuring and reporting pneumococcal vaccination among immunosuppressed rheumatology outpatients: the first step in improving quality. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2011 Feb; 50(2):366-72. PMID: 20974614.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Desai SP, Solomon DH. The use of glucocorticoids in rheumatoid arthritis--no 'rational' approach yet. Arthritis Res Ther. 2010; 12(3):127. PMID: 20602811.
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  37. Desai SP, Januzzi JL, Pande AN, Pomerantsev EV, Resnic FS, Fossel A, Chibnik LB, Solomon DH. Comparison of symptoms, treatment, and outcomes of coronary artery disease among rheumatoid arthritis and matched subjects undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Dec; 40(3):215-21. PMID: 20541791.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Desai SP, Gravallese EM, Shadick NA, Glass R, Cui J, Frits M, Chibnik LB, Maher N, Weinblatt ME, Solomon DH. Hand bone mineral density is associated with both total hip and lumbar spine bone mineral density in post-menopausal women with RA. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2010 Mar; 49(3):513-9. PMID: 20026562.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Recommendations for use of selective and nonselective nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs: an American College of Rheumatology white paper. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Aug 15; 59(8):1058-73. PMID: 18668613.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Desai S, Clement J, Landaw S. A 51-year-old woman with shortness of breath and edema. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Aug 15; 59(8):1184-90. PMID: 18668601.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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