Insight Therapeutics has been involved in a wide variety of research, quality improvement, and educational projects over the last 19 years. Below is a sample of some of the papers we have published or projects in which we were involved.
Gravenstein S, Davidson HE, Han LF, Ogarek JA, Dahal R, Gozalo PL, Taljaard M, Mor V. Feasibility of a cluster-randomized influenza vaccination trial in U.S. nursing homes: Lessons learned. Hum Vaccin Immunother 2017. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2017.1398872. [Epub ahead of print] Article
Gravenstein S, Davidson HE, Taljaard M et al. Impact on Cardiorespiratory Outcomes of High vs Standard Dose Influenza Vaccine in U.S. Nursing Homes. 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology, July 23-27, 2017, San Francisco, CA [Abstract].
Gravenstein S, Davidson HE, Taljaard M et al. Effectiveness of High-dose Influenza Vaccination on Hospitalziations of Older Adults in United States Nursing Homes: Results from a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. Infectious Disease Society of America, ID Week 2016, New Orleans, LA [Abstract].
Gravenstein S, Davidson HE, Taljaard M, Ogarek J, Gozalo P, Han L, Mor V. Comparative effectiveness of high-dose versus standard-dose influenza vaccination on numbers of US nursing home residents admitted to hospital: a cluster-randomised trial. Lancet Respir Med 2017;http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(17)30235-7.
Gravenstein S, Dahal R, Gozalo P, Davidson HE, Han L, Taljaard M, Mor V. A cluster randomized controlled trial comparing relative effectiveness of two licensed influenza vaccines in U.S. nursing homes: design and rationale. Clin Trials (epub ahead of print) doi:10.1177/1740774515625976, first published on February 11, 2016.
Gravenstein S, Taljaard M, Gozalo P, Dahal R, Davidson HE, Han L, Ogarek J, Mor V. Relative effect of high-dose influenza vaccination on hospitalization of older adults in U.S. Nursing homes: Results from a cluster-randomized controlled trial. Late breaker poster presentation at the Infectious Disease Society of America. Presented October 10, 2015.
Gravenstein S, Dahal R, Gozalo P, Taljaard M, Davidson HE, Han L, Ogarek J, Mor V. High-dose influenza vaccination and morbidity and mortality in U.S. nursing homes: A pilot cluster randomized controlled trial. Poster Presentation at the Infectious Disease Society of America annual meeting. Presented October 8, 2015.
Dahal R, Davidson HE, Han LF, Ogarek JA, Mor V, Gravenstein S. Variation of influenza vaccination rates of health care personnel in U.S. nursing homes during the 2013-14 influenza season. Poster presented at Academy Health 2015 Annual Research Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. June 2015.
Simonson W, Han LF, Davidson HE. Hypertension treatment and outcomes in U.S. nursing homes: results from the United States National Nursing Home Survey. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2011;12:44-49.
Biedenbender R, Davidson HE, Brown J, Boone G, Gravenstein S. Cost effectiveness of in-facility monitoring of prothrombin time and international normalized ratio in patients receiving warfarin anticoagulation in skilled nursing facilities and long term care. [Abstract] J Am Geriatr Soc 2004;52: S28.
McElhaney JE, Gravenstein S, Cole SK, Davidson HE, O’Neill D, Petitjean S, Rumble B, Shan J. Placebo-controlled trial of a proprietary extract of North American ginseng (CVT-E002) to prevent acute respiratory illness in institutionalized older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc 2004; 52:13-19.
McElhaney JE, Gravenstein S, Cole SK, Dorsch K, Davidson HE, O’Neill D, Petitjean S, Rumble B. Clinical trial of CVT-E002; prevention of viral acute respiratory illness in older adults in the institutional setting. ICAAC 2001, Chicago, IL [Abstract].
Liberto RB, Davidson HE, Han LF, Brough J. Compliance with Cardiac Medication Therapy Following Discharge Education and Telephone Follow-Up in Cardiac Patients. [Abstract] American Society of Health-System Pharmacists’ Midyear Clinical Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, December 2000. (P-31R)
Davidson HE, Feldman, SM, Gravenstein S, Verma S. Medication management of nursing facility residents with psychiatric disorders. [Abstract], ASCP’s 29th Annual Meeting, Seattle Washington, November 11-14, 1998.
Feldman SM, Verma S, Davidson HE. National physician survey of management of nursing facility residents with psychiatric disorders. [Abstract], ASCP’s 29th Annual Meeting, Seattle Washington, November 11-14, 1998.
Feldman SM, Verma S, Davidson HE. National physician survey of management of nursing facility residents with psychiatric disorders, 1998. [Abstract], American Medical Directors Association 21st Annual Meeting, March 5, 1998.
Cali TJ, Davidson HE, Mendelson MA, et al. National postmarketing study of tacrine use in nursing facilities. Consult Pharm 1997;12:50-62.
Thompson GD, Schachter SC, Lawhorne L, Cali TJ, Davidson HE. National drug use evaluation of antiepileptic drug therapy in nursing facility residents. Epilepsia 1996;37(Suppl.5):85.
Chaponis RJ, Gonzalez ER, Elswick RK, Davidson HE, Liberto RB. Cost analysis of chronic nitrate therapy. [abstract, ASCP 27th Annual Meeting]. Consult Pharm 1996;11:1114.
Simonson W, Bauwens SF, Cali TJ, Davidson HE, Mendelson MA. National antidepressant drug-use evaluation in nursing facilities. Consult Pharm 1996;11:1314-24.
Commentary or Review Papers
Gravenstein S, Davidson HE. Office screening for dementia. Med Health RI 2012;95:204-6.http://www.rimed.org/medhealthri/2012-07/2012-07-204.pdf
Davidson HE, Han L. Next steps in patient-centered medication information. Aging Well 2012;5;6.http://www.todaysgeriatricmedicine.com/archive/050712p6.shtml
Davidson HE, Han L. Where’s the risk; potentially inappropriate medications in elders. Aging Well 2011;4:32.http://www.todaysgeriatricmedicine.com/archive/fall2011_p32.shtml
American Medical Directors Association, Transitions of Care in the Long-Term Care Continuum, Practice Guideline. Columbia, MD: AMDA 2010. http://www.amda.com/tools/guidelines.cfm#toc
Health Information Technology Work Group Position Paper. National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC). Available at http://www.ntocc.org/Portals/0/HITPaper.pdf. December 2010.
Han LF, Davidson HE, Gravenstein S. Steps to managing difficult behavior in people with dementia. Med Health RI 2009;92:182-4. http://www.rimed.org/medhealthri/2009-05/2009-05-182.pdf
Davidson HE. Come together, right now. Frontiers 2009;23:42-4. https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1P3-1668656921/come-together-right-now
The National Transitions of Care Coalition. Improving Transitions of Care: Emergency Department to Home. Little Rock, AK, 2009. Available at www.ntocc.org/Portals/0/ImplementationPlan_EDToHome.pdf.
The National Transitions of Care Coalition. Improving Transitions of Care: Hospital to Home. Little Rock, AK, 2009. Available at www.ntocc.org/Portals/0/ImplementationPlan_HospitalToHome.pdf.
Gutshall EL, Davidson HE. Pharmacist-conducted medication reconciliation in an emergency department [commentary], Consult Pharm 2008;2:157-59. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Consult+Pharm[Jour]+AND+2008[pdat]+AND+Gutshall[author]&cmd=detailssearch
The National Transitions of Care Coalition. Improving on Transitions of Care: How to Implement and Evaluate a Plan. Little Rock, AK, 2008. Available at www.ntocc.org/Portals/0/ImplementationPlan.pdf.
Bartell S, Han L. Use of antidepressants and rates of hip-bone loss in older women: the study of osteoporotic fractures [commentary]. Consult Pharm 2008;2:159-60. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Consult+Pharm[Jour]+AND+2008[pdat]+AND+Bartell+S[author]&cmd=detailssearch
A pocket guide to dementia and associated behavioral symptoms: Diagnosis, assessment, and management; 3rdedition. Gravenstein S, Davidson HE, eds. Insight Therapeutics Publishing, LLC, Norfolk, VA 2007.http://www.amazon.com/Pocket-Dementia-Associated-Behavioral-Symptoms/dp/097126371X/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1438975809&sr=8-2&keywords=pocket+guide+to+dementia
Guay DR, Davidson HE. Conducting ethical research in long-term care. Consult Pharm. 2005;20:606-9.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16548658
Gravenstein S, Davidson HE. Current strategies for management of influenza in the elderly population. Clin Infect Disease 2002;35:729-37. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12203171
Davidson HE. Managing behavior in patients with dementia: Where are we now? Consult Pharm 2000;4:447-9.
Insight Therapeutics, LLC. Long Term Care Today. A Reference Manual. Norfolk, VA. Fourth Edition. 2015.
Case Management Society of America. Case Management Adherence Guide (CMAG) series.http://solutions.cmsa.org/acton/fs/blocks/showLandingPage/a/10442/p/p-001f/t/page/fm/0