Dlugacz, Y.D. “Changing the Role of Health Care Financial Leadership,” Healthcare Financial Management Association, Atlantic City, NJ, Oct. 21, 2010.
Silverman RA, Ito K, Freese J, Kaufman BJ, De Claro D, Braun J, Prezant DJ. “Association of ambient fine particles with out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in New York City.” American Journal of Epidemiology. (2010, Oct 15);172(8):917-23. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwq217. Epub 2010 Aug 20. PMID: 20729350.
Dlugacz, Y.D. “Quality Outcomes: Achieving Patient Improvement,” The International Society for Quality in Health Care, 27th International Conference, Paris, France, Oct. 10th-13th, 2010.
· Judge of posters displayed at Conference
· Speaker, Preconference Programme Leadership and Quality Systems, “Quality management in
patient care; Using quality tools to improve processes of care”
· Chair, Measure and Outcomes Session (AP7)
· Chair, Patient Experience (CP4-Patient Safety)
· Co-author, C-14 Patient Safety, “Sustained Hand Hygiene with the Use of Real-Time Remote Video
Monitoring with Feedback and Health Care Acquired Infections,” D.M. Armellino, B.F. Farber, E.
Hussain, Y. Dlugacz
Gershon RR, Magda LA, Qureshi KA, Riley HE, Scanlon E, Carney M, Richards RJ, Sherman MF. “Factors associated with the ability and willingness of essential workers to report to duty during a pandemic.” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. (Oct. 2010); 52(10):995-1003. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0b013e3181f43872. PMID: 20881624.
Pekmezaris R, Cooper L, Efferen L, Mastrangelo A, Silver A, Eichorn A, Walia R, Mir T, Liberman T, Weiner J, Steinberg H. “Transforming the mortality review conference to assess palliative care in the acute care setting: a feasibility study.” Palliat Support Care. (Dec. 2010); 8(4):421-6. Epub 2010 Sep 28. PubMed PMID: 20875205.
Ashraf MS, Hussain SW, Agarwal N, Ashraf S, El-Kass G, Hussain R, Nemat H, Haller N, Pekmezaris R, Sison C, Walia R, Eichorn A, Cal C, Dlugacz Y, Edwards BT, Louis B, Alano G, Wolf-Klein G. “Hand hygiene in long-term care facilities: a multicenter study of knowledge, attitudes, practices, and barriers.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. (Jul 2010);31(7):758-62. doi: 10.1086/653821. PMID: 20500037.
Milhorat TH, Nishikawa M, Kula RW, Dlugacz Y. “Mechanisms of cerebellar tonsil herniation in patients with Chiari malformations as guide to clinical management.” Acta Neurochir (Wien) (July 2010); 152(7):1117-27. Epub 2010 May 4. PubMed PMID: 20440631; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2887504.
Milhorat TH, Nishikawa M, Kula RW, Dlugacz Y. “Mechanisms of cerebellar tonsil herniation in patients with Chiari malformations as guide to clinical management.” Acta Neurochir (Wien). (July 2010); 152(7):1117-27. doi: 10.1007/s00701-010-0636-3. Epub 2010 May 4. PMID: 20440631.
Adams EH, Scanlon E, Callahan JJ 3rd, Carney M. “Utilization of an incident command system for a public health threat: West Nile virus in Nassau County, New York, 2008.” Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. (Jul-Aug 2010); 16(4):309-15. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e3181bb8392. PMID: 20520369.
Dlugacz, Y.D. “Database Repository for Clinical Research in Chiari Malformation and Related Disorders,” Chiari and Syringomyelia Foundation Think Tank Meeting, Philadelphia, Pa., May 1, 2010