Published Data

The Rothman Index has been the subject of several publications in peer-reviewed medical journals. We have also presented at numerous scientific symposiums.

Scientific Symposiums

Rothman Index as a predictor of post-discharge adverse events in a Medical Intensive Care Unit

Deepa B. Gotur, Janice Zimmerman CHEST World Congress, April 14-17, 2016

Retrospective Evaluation of the Pediatric Rothman Index as a Predictor of Cardiac Arrest in a CICU

Christopher Horvat, MD, Joan Sanchez-de-Toledo, MD PhD, Sarah Wilson, Fereshteh Palmer, RN BSN, Michael Rothman PhD, Stacey Finn, MS, George Almasi, PhD, Ricardo Munoz, MD 45th Critical Care Congress, Feb 20-24, 2016

Prospective Evaluation of the Pediatric Rothman Index as a Measure of Pediatric Inpatient Acuity

Christopher Horvat, MD, Melinda Hamilton, MD MSc, George Almasi, PhD, Fereshteh Palmer, RN BSN, Cynthia Valenta, MSN, Cristyne Kyper, CRNP, Michael Rothman PhD, Robert Clark, MD 45th Critical Care Congress, Feb 20-24, 2016

Preventing Avoidable Death - An EMR-powered CQO

Stuart Dobbs, George Almasi, Michael Rothman 27th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, Dec 6-9, 2015

Mortality Reduction Associated with Proactive Use of EMR-Based Acuity Score by an RN Team at an Urban Hospital

Michael Rothman, Joan Rimar, Sheila Coonan, Stephen Allegretto, Thomas Balcezak 27th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care – Scientific Symposium, Dec 7, 2015

Predictive value of Rothman Index in patients that develop febrile neutropenia

Joan Luis Alberto Rubio, BS1*, David Banach, MD, MPH2* and Alfred I Lee, MD, PhD 57th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology, Dec 5, 2015

Excess Risk and the Rothman Index – Building and Validating a General Measure of Patient Acuity

2nd Annual Workshop on Data Mining in Medical Informatics at the Annual Meeting of the American Medical Informatics Association Nov 14, 2015

A Retrospective Study of the Impact of Increased Nursing Staff Use of the Rothman Index System on Patient Care at Blessing Hospital

Penny Phillips, MS, RN-BC, Kathy Jochem, MS. RN, ACNS-BC, Carol-Ann Moseley, PhD, RN, Marilyn Shepherd, PhDc, MBA, CDE, CNE, CWOCN 43rd Biennial Convention of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, Nov 7, 2015

Acuity-based Capacity Management at an Academic Medical Center

Edieal Pinker, Halie Kim Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Conference 2015, June, 29, 2015

High Normal Potassium is Dangerous to All Patients, not just AMI

A Solinger, SI Rothman Pathology Informatics Summit 2015 – 2nd World Congress on Pathology Informatics, May 5, 2015

A New Theory of Reference Intervals Based on Clinical Risks

GD Finlay, A Solinger, SI Rothman Pathology Informatics Summit 2015 – 2nd World Congress on Pathology Informatics, May 5, 2015

Using EMR Data to Detect Emergent Conditions at a Pediatric Hospital

Michael Rothman, PhD, Melinda Hamilton, MD, Christopher Horvat, MD, Fereshteh Palmer, RN, Robert Clark, MD IHI Scientific Symposium, 26th Annual IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, Dec. 8, 2014

Using the Rothman Index to Predict Discharge and Readmission Rates in an Inpatient Hematology Unit

Roger Y. Kim, BS, Xiaopan Yao, PhD, Peter Longley, RN, DNP, Joan Rimar, DNSc, RN, Chryssanthi Kournioti, MD and Alfred Ian Lee, MD, PhD 56th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, December 6-9, 2014

Peer Effects Among Hospitalized Patients: Evidence from Roommate Assignments

Olga Yakusheva, PhD 2014 Health & Healthcare in America: From Economics to Policy Conference, June 24, 2014

Value Added of Nurses in Acute Care

Olga Yakusheva, PhD 2014 Health & Healthcare in America: From Economics to Policy Conference, June 23, 2014

Rothman Index Palliative Care Consultation Trigger

Rebecca Gagne Henderson, APRN, ACHPN, PhD(c); Joan Rimar, RN, DNSc; Stephen Allegretto, BS, MPH; Richard Hintz 2014 Joseph A. Zaccagnino Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Conference, May 15, 2014

Association of New Clinical Condition Tool to Hospital Length of Stay, Direct Variable Cost, & 30-Day Readmission

Banoff, KM1,3, Rimar J2, Milner, K3, Price, A3, Canavan, M4 1KMB Consulting, LLC; 2Yale New Haven Health System, New Haven, CT; 3Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT; 4Yale University, New Haven, CT Eastern Nurse Research Society, 26th Annual Scientific Sessions, April 9-11, 2014

Using the Rothman Index to Prevent Unplanned SICU Readmissions

Greta L. Piper, MD, Lewis J. Kaplan, MD, FACS, FCCM, FCCP, Adrian A Maung, MD, Felix Y. Lui, MD, FACS, Kimberly Barre, RN, Kimberly A. Davis, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM, Yale University School of Medicine Presented at “27th EAST”(Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma) Annual Scientific Assembly, 1/17/2014

Peer Effects Among Hospitalized Patients: Evidence from Roommate Assignments

Olga Yakusheva (Marquette University), American Economic Association, Health Economics Research Organization, January 3rd, 2014

Improving Patient Care Vigilance: Utilizing the EHR to Visualize Real-time Patient Acuity

Michael J. Rothman, PhD, Alan B. Solinger, PhD, Steven I. Rothman, MSEM, G. Duncan Finlay, MD. Scientific Symposium of the 25th Annual National Forum on Healthcare Improvement, 12/9/2013

Adapting a New Acuity Measure to Improve Continuity of Care in an Integrated Visual Dashboard

Michael J. Rothman, PhD, Alan B. Solinger, PhD, Steven I. Rothman, MSEM, G. Duncan Finlay, MD. Scientific Symposium of the 25th Annual National Forum on Healthcare Improvement, 12/9/2013

Rothman index as a predictor for type of discharge and readmission rates in a cancer hospital – the Yale experience

Daniel Morgensztern, Bing Xia, Chryssanthi Kournioti, Erin Wysong Hofstatter, Maureen Raucci, Ashley Keyes, Alienne Morrione, Elizabeth Blasiak, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Joan Rimar, Michael J. Rothman, Rogerio Lilenbaum Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, CT; Smilow Cancer Center, New Haven, CT; Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT; Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology, 6/2013

Seeing Sepsis: A Picture is worth…

Joan Rimar, RN, DNSc, Peggy Simonette, RN, MSN, Brian Keane, BS, MS, Wendy O’Brien, BS, Charles Torre, Jr., Stephen Allegretto, DNSc, RN, Janis Bozzo, MSN, RN, Nancy F. Considine, BS 2013 Joseph A. Zaccagnino Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Conference, 5/2/2013

Rothman Index: Leveraging the EHR to Identify Patient Decline Earlier

Wilma Powell Stuart, Janette Dailey, Shannon Hospital, San Angelo, TX. Presentation at HIMSS, 3/7/2013

Patient Condition Index Tool Stratifies At Risk Patients; Improving Critical Thinking in a Complex Environment

Lori Hubbard, BSN, RN; Diane Vorio, MS, MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Joan Rimar, DNSc, RN, Janis Bozzo, MSN, RN, Nancy F. Considine, BS, Yale-New Haven Hospital ANA Nursing Quality Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2/6/2013

AUTOMATED ANALYSIS OF ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD DATA REFLECTS THE PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS

Joseph J. Tepas, MD, U of Florida College of Medicine, Allen L. Hsiao, MD, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, Joan M. Rimar, DNSc, RN, Yale New Haven Hospital 70th Annual Meeting of the Central Surgical Association, 3/16/2013

Risks of Mortality Associated With Nursing Assessments: A Quantitative Indication of their Reliability, Validity, and Clinical Implications

Michael J. Rothman, Alan B. Solinger, Steven I. Rothman, G. Duncan Finlay 2012 State of the Science Conference in Nursing Research, Washington, DC, 9/13/2012

Using data-driven algorithms in RRS proactive rounding – the air traffic controller has arrived

Edgar Jimenez, MD, Orlando Regional Medical Center 7th International Symposium on Rapid Response Systems, Sydney, Australia, 5/7/2012

Visualizing Patient Condition

Michael J. Rothman, PhD Biomedical Informatics Dept., Stanford University, 5/7/2012

Visualizing Your Patient’s Condition – Facilitating Communication between Caregivers to Improve Care

Michael Rothman, George Almasi, Duncan Finlay, Daniel Rothman University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, 8th Annual National Patient Safety Conference, 11/2011