Dr. Dan Berlowitz practices Geriatric Medicine in Bedford, MA. Geriatricians prevent, manage, and develop care plans that address the special health problems of the elderly. Dr. Berlowitz works as part of a team with other healthcare providers, to address the natural aging that goes on within the body and to manage multiple medical problems and ensure social support.
Education and Training
Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University 1982
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Geriatric Medicine
- Geriatric syndromes as outcome measures of hospital care: can administrative data be used?
- Functional status outcomes for assessment of quality in long-term care.
- Evaluating diagnosis-based case-mix measures: how well do they apply to the VA population?
- The hazards of stroke case selection using administrative data.
- Risk-adjusted mortality rates as a potential outcome indicator for outpatient quality assessments.
- Are pressure ulcers preventable? A survey of experts.
- Profiling nursing homes using Bayesian hierarchical modeling.
- Self-reported vs administrative race/ethnicity data and study results.
- Diagnostic cost groups (DCGs) and concurrent utilization among patients with substance abuse disorders.
- Profiling resource use: do different outcomes affect assessments of provider efficiency?
- Hypertension management in patients with diabetes: the need for more aggressive therapy.
- Measuring the quality of depression care in a large integrated health system.
- Differential adoption of pharmacotherapy recommendations for type 2 diabetes by
- Do different case-mix measures affect assessments of provider efficiency? Lessons from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Tooth retention as an indicator of quality dental care: development of a risk adjustment model.
- Striving for six sigma in pressure ulcer care.
- Patient safety in geriatrics: a call for action.
- Hypertension control: how well are we doing?
- Monitoring depression care: in search of an accurate quality indicator.
- Can we use automated data to assess quality of hypertension care?
- Identifying hypertension-related comorbidities from administrative data: what's the optimal approach?
- The relationship of system-level quality improvement with quality of depression care.
- Pressure-related deep tissue injury under intact skin and the current pressure ulcer staging systems.
- The effects of changes in nursing home staffing on pressure ulcer rates.
- Barriers to hypertension control.
- Potentially inappropriate prescribing in elderly veterans: are we using the wrong drug, wrong dose, or wrong duration?
- Do age and comorbidity affect intensity of pharmacological therapy for poorly controlled diabetes mellitus?
- Disparities in diabetes care: impact of mental illness.
- The PUSH tool: a survey to determine its perceived usefulness.
- Management of hypertension and diabetes: treatment goals, drug choices, current practice, and strategies for improving care.
- The effect of age on hypertension control and management.
- An exploration of job design in long-term care facilities and its effect on
- How do providers assess antihypertensive medication adherence in medical encounters?
- Adequate initial antidepressant treatment among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a cohort of depressed veterans.
- Assessing potentially inappropriate prescribing in the elderly Veterans Affairs population using the HEDIS 2006 quality measure.
- Prescribing antiepileptics for the elderly: differences between guideline recommendations and clinical practice.
- Implementing best practices in pressure ulcer care: the role of continuous quality improvement.
- Hypertensive patients' race, health beliefs, process of care, and medication adherence.
- Pharmacoepidemiology in community-dwelling elderly taking antiepileptic drugs.
- The impact of epilepsy on older veterans.
- Sex differences in inappropriate prescribing among elderly veterans.
- Are all pressure ulcers the result of deep tissue injury? A review of the literature.
- The accuracy of clinician perceptions of "usual" blood pressure control.
- Understanding uncontrolled hypertension: is it the patient or the provider?
- Potentially inappropriate prescribing for the elderly: effects of geriatric care at the patient and health care system level.
- Racial differences in the prevalence of atrial fibrillation among males.
- Trends in antiepileptic drug prescribing for older patients with new-onset epilepsy: 2000-2004.
- Improving methods for measuring quality of care: a patient-centered approach in chronic disease.
- National utilization of antihypertensive medications from 2000 to 2006 in the Veterans Health Administration: focus on thiazide diuretics.
- Does opioid therapy affect quality of care for diabetes mellitus?
- The epidemiology and management of severe hypertension.
- Intensifying therapy for hypertension despite suboptimal adherence.
- Comparing methods of measuring treatment intensification in hypertension care.
- Understanding racial disparities in treatment intensification for hypertension management.
- Choice of initial antiepileptic drug for older veterans: possible pharmacokinetic drug interactions with existing medications.
- The clock is ticking: the case for achieving more rapid control of hypertension.
- Patient characteristics associated with oral anticoagulation control: results of the Veterans AffaiRs Study to Improve Anticoagulation (VARIA).
- Risk adjustment in rehabilitation quality improvement.
- Risk-adjusted percent time in therapeutic range as a quality indicator for outpatient oral anticoagulation: results of the Veterans Affairs Study to Improve Anticoagulation (VARIA).
- Mental illness-related disparities in length of stay: algorithm choice influences results.
- Can administrative data identify active diagnoses for long-term care resident assessment?
- Patient factors associated with transfusion practices in Veterans Affairs
- Prompt repeat testing after out-of-range INR values: a quality indicator for anticoagulation care.
- Relevance of current guidelines for organizing an anticoagulation clinic.
- Trends in use of high-risk medications for older veterans: 2004 to 2006.
- Validation of self-reported epilepsy for purposes of community surveillance.
- Choices in the use of ICD-9 codes to identify stroke risk factors can affect the apparent population-level risk factor prevalence and distribution of CHADS2 scores.
- Hypertension control in the elderly: too much of a good thing?
- Hypertension treatment and falls: should we be concerned?
- Remembering Gene Stollerman, MD.
- Exposure to High-Risk Medications is Associated With Worse Outcomes in Older Veterans With Chronic Pain.
- Hemoglobin Level and Hospital Mortality Among ICU Patients With Cardiac Disease Who Received Transfusions.
- Longitudinal Pressure Ulcer Rates After Adoption of Culture Change in Veterans Health Administration Nursing Homes.
- A Brief, Multifaceted, Generic Intervention to Improve Blood Pressure Control and Reduce Disparities Had Little Effect.
- The use of follow-up chest roentgenograms among hospitalized patients.
- Low Self-Reported Function Predicts Adverse Postoperative Course in Veterans Affairs Beneficiaries Undergoing Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.
- Dental Care in an Equal Access System Valuing Equity: Are There Racial Disparities?
- Understanding Uncontrolled Hypertension.
- Provider and Site-Level Determinants of Testosterone Prescribing in the Veterans Healthcare System.
- Ambulatory care casemix measures.
- The limited value of routine laboratory assessments in severely impaired nursing home residents.
- Pressure ulcers: the Minimum Data Set and the Resident Assessment Protocol.
- Variations in the management of acute myocardial infarction. Importance of clinical measures of disease severity.
- Outcomes of hypertension care. Simple measures are not that simple.
- Evaluating and improving pressure ulcer care: the VA experience with administrative data.
- Problems in assessing diabetes control in an ambulatory setting.
- Profiling outcomes of ambulatory care: casemix affects perceived performance.
- Mortality associated with an influenza outbreak on a dementia care unit.
- Inadequate management of blood pressure in a hypertensive population.
- High Cholesterol
- Vascular Disease
- Boston Univ Med Ctr/Univ Hp, Internal Medicine
- Boston University Med Ctr/Univ Hp
- Boston University Medical Center Program
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