Krasnoff Quality Management Institute

Interpretation. Innovation. Implementation.

Publications, Presentations & Books


Kostic J, Fried AM.   “Change Agents: Nurse Management at Nassau University Medical Center Collaborate with Experts to Improve Patient Safety and Quality.” Advance for Nurses. (2010, April 12).

Cheung W, Bluth MJ, Johns C, Khan S, Lin YY, Bluth MH. “Peripheral blood mononuclear cell gene array profiles in patients with overactive bladder.” Urology (April 2010);75(4):896-901. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2009.06.021. Epub 2009 Sep 23.  SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

Sharma S, Ashraf AS, El-Kass G, Kuniyil J, Louis, B, Eichorn A, Hussain R, Cal C, Dlugacz Y, Pekmezaris R, Tommasulo G, Wolf-Klein G. “Health Care Employees’ Knowledge and Awareness of Pressure Ulcers in Hospitals and Long-Term Care Facilities.” JAMDA (March 2010), Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. B11-B12.

Silverman RA, Ito K. “Age-related association of fine particles and ozone with severe acute asthma in New York City.” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. (Feb. 2010);125(2):367-373.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2009.10.061. PMID: 20159246.

Dlugacz, Y. Value-Based Health Care: Linking Finance and Quality, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (2010).

Ravikumar T, Sharma C, Marini C, Steele GD, Ritter G, Barrera R, Kim M, Safyer SM,Vandervoort K, De Geronimo M,  Baker L, Levi P, Pierdon S, Horgan M, Maynor K, Maloney G, Wojtowicz  M , Nelson K. “A validated value-based model to improve hospital-wide perioperative outcomes: adaptability to combinedmedical/surgical inpatient cohorts.” Ann Surg 252(3):486-96; discussion 496-8 (2010)

Crawford J, Stallone R, Zhang F, Gerolimatos M, Korologos D, Sweetapple C, De Geronimo M, Dlugacz Y, Armellino D, Ginocchio C. “Laboratory Surge Response to Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Outbreak, New York City Metropolitan Area, USA.” Emerging Infectious Disease Vol 16, No 1, (, Jan. 2010).


Dlugacz, Y.D. “Leading and Sustaining Organization Culture Change,” Creating Solutions by Sharing Knowledge, Healthcare Associated Infections Symposium, Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ, Dec. 15, 2009.

Dlugacz, Y.D. “Value-Based Health Care,” presented to Quality Executive Forum, The University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, Md., Dec. 4, 2009.

Dlugacz, Y.D. “Using Performance Improvement Methodologies to Increase Compliance/Measure Outcomes,” Joint Commission Resources, Satellite Broadcast, Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 19, 2009.

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