Insight Therapeutics has been involved in a wide variety of research, quality improvement, and educational projects over the last 25 years. Below is a sample of some of the papers we have published or projects in which we were involved.
Gravenstein S, McConeghy KW, Saade E, Davidson HE, Canaday DH. Han LF, Rudolph J, Joyce J, Dahabreh IJ, Mor V. Adjuvanted influenza vaccine and influenza outbreaks in U.S. nursing homes: Results from a pragmatic cluster-randomized clinical trial. Clin Infect Dis 2021. doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1916
Gravenstein S, McConeghy KW, Davidson HE, Han L, Saade E, Canaday D, Mor V. Association between contract staffing and reported outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2 in a cluster-randomized trial of 965 U.S. nursing homes.[Abstract] IDWeek 2020; Virtual Event – October 21-25, 2020.
McConeghy KW, Davidson HE, Canaday DH, Han L, Saade E, Mor V, Gravenstein S. Cluster-randomized trial of adjuvanted vs. non-adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine in 823 U.S. nursing homes. Clin Inf Dis 2020. Doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1233
Davidson HE, Jump RLP. Challenges in tracking and reporting antibiotic use in long-term care. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2020; 21:1191-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2020.06.039
Shireman TI, Han LF, Davidson HE, Radlowski PA, Dembek C, Gravenstein S. Assessment of peak inspiratory flow rates and medical management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in nursing facility (NF) residents. American College of Chest Physicians 2019 Scientific Program. October 23, 2019, New Orleans, Louisiana. [Abstract]
Radlowski PA, Davidson HE, Han LF, Dembek C, Shireman TI, Gravenstein S. Clinical characteristics and medication management of long-term care residents with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in nursing facilities. American College of Chest Physicians 2019 Scientific Program. October 21, 2019, New Orleans, Louisiana. [Abstract]
Han LF, Desser DM, Davidson HE, Mansi JA, Fisher W, Gravenstein S. Assessing factors influencing influenza vaccine choice in U.S. nursing homes. International Society for Influenza and other Respiratory Virus Diseases, OPTIONS X for the Control of Influenza, SUNTEC Singapore, August 31, 2019, Singapore. [Abstract 10955]
Saade EA, Canaday DH, Davidson HE, Gravenstein S. VZV-containing vaccine and hospitalization for herpes zoster; careful optimism. Aging Clin Exp Res 2019;doi 10.1007/s40520-019-01264-w.
Pleasants RA, Radlowski PT, Davidson HE. Optimizing drugs therapies in patients with COPD in the US Nursing Home Setting. Drugs Aging 2019; https://doi.org/10.1007/s40266-019-00680-x. Available at https://rdcu.be/bFRjK
Shireman TI, Ogarek J, Gozalo P et al. Cost benefit of high-dose vs standard-dose influenza vaccine in a long-term care population during an A/H1N1-predominant influenza season. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2019:20:874-78. Article
Saade E, Canaday DH, Davidson HE, Han L, Gravenstein S. Vaccines for the Elderly; How, When, Why? In: Vaccinations. Gregory A. Poland and Jennifer A. Whitaker, eds. Elsevier. First edition, 2019.
Gravenstein S, Manning D, Baier RR, Crnich C, Davidson HE, LaPlante K, Dosa D, Jump R. A systems approach to nursing home antimicrobial stewardship. Infectious Disease Society of America, ID Week 2018, October 3-7, 2018, San Francisco, CA. [Abstract].
Gravenstein S, Davidson HE, McConeghy KW, Han LF et al. A cluster-randomized trial of adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine vs. standard dose in U.S. nursing homes. [Abstract]. Infectious Disease Society of America, IDWeek 2018. October 4, 2018, San Francisco, CA.
Saade E, Joyce N, Ogarek J, Davidson HE et al. Comparative effectiveness of high- versus standard-dose influenza vaccine hospitalization for major acute cardiovascular events (MACE) in nursing home residents; a post-hoc analysis from a large cluster-randomized trial. [Abstract]. ]. Infectious Disease Society of America, IDWeek 2018. October 5, 2018, San Francisco, CA.
Gravenstein S, Manning D, Baier RR, Crnich C, Davidson HE et al. A systems approach to nursing home antimicrobial stewardship. [Abstract]. Infectious Disease Society of America, IDWeek 2018. October 4, 2018, San Francisco, CA.
Shireman TI, Ogarek J, Gozalo P, Zhang T, Mor V, Davidson HE, Han L et al. Cost benefit of high-dose versus standard-dose influenza vaccine for a mild A/H1N1 predominant influenza season in a long-term care population. [Abstract] American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting 2018. May 3, 2018, Orlando, FL.
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