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Jeffrey M. Simmons, MD, MSc


  • AVP Safety & Regulatory, James M. Anderson Center for Health Services Excellence
  • Safety Officer, James M. Anderson Center for Health Services Excellence
  • Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

About

Biography

Jeffrey M. Simmons, MD, MSc, is finishing an NRSA research fellowship and master's degree in clinical epidemiology. He has obtained both internal and external funding to complete his fellowship asthma cohort project, and plans to pursue further external funding. He intends to blend health services and quality improvement methods to study inpatient care delivery and transitions in care. Clinically, Dr. Simmons works on the General Inpatient Service (GIS) as a pediatric hospitalist. He serves as the associate director of GIS, focusing on developing the group’s research program and fellowship training program.

Publications

Short-term Focused Feedback: A Model to Enhance Patient Engagement in Research and Intervention Delivery. Sauers-Ford, H; Statile, AM; Auger, KA; Wade-Murphy, S; Gold, JM; Simmons, JM; Shah, SS. Medical Care. 2021; 59:S364-S369.

Differential Impact of Home Nurse Contact After Discharge by Financial Strain, Primary Care Access, and Medical Complexity. Auger, KA; Sucharew, HJ; Simmons, JM; Shah, SS; Kahn, RS; Beck, AF; H2O Trial Study Group, . Hospital pediatrics. 2021; 11:791-800.

Increasing Physician Reporting of Diagnostic Learning Opportunities. Marshall, TL; Ipsaro, AJ; Le, M; Sump, C; Darrell, H; Mapes, KG; Bick, J; Ferris, SA; Bolser, BS; Simmons, JM; et al. Pediatrics. 2021; 147.

Weighing in on asthma: Insights on BMI, magnesium, and hospitalizations from the Ohio Pediatric Asthma Repository. Schuler, CL; Myers, JM B; Kercsmar, CM; Pilipenko, VV; Kroner, JW; Simmons, JM; Austin, SR; Gunkelman, SM; Ross, KR; McCoy, KS; et al. The Journal of asthma research. 2020; 57:1280-1287.

Effect of Parental Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience on a Child's Healthcare Reutilization. Shah, AN; Auger, KA; Sucharew, HJ; Mangeot, C; Childress, K; Haney, J; Shah, SS; Simmons, JM; Beck, AF. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2020; 15:645-651.

A Qualitative Study of Increased Pediatric Reutilization After a Postdischarge Home Nurse Visit. Riddle, SW; Sherman, SN; Moore, MJ; Loechtenfeldt, AM; Tubbs-Cooley, HL; Gold, JM; Wade-Murphy, S; Beck, AF; Statile, AM; Shah, SS; et al. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2020; 15:518-525.

Secure Text Messaging in Healthcare: Latent Threats and Opportunities to Improve Patient Safety. Hagedorn, PA; Singh, A; Luo, B; Bonafide, CP; Simmons, JM. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2020; 15:378-380.

Paediatric clinical and social concerns identified by home visit nurses in the immediate postdischarge period. Tubbs-Cooley, HL; Riddle, SW; Gold, JM; Wade-Murphy, S; Auger, KA; Statile, AM; Sucharew, HS; Shah, SS; Simmons, JM; Pickler, RH; et al. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 2020; 76:1394-1403.

Secure Text Messaging in Healthcare: Latent Threats and Opportunities to Improve Patient Safety. Hagedorn, PA; Singh, A; Luo, B; Bonafide, C; Simmons, JM. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2020; 15:378-380.

Use of EHR-Based Pediatric Quality Measures: Views of Health System Leaders and Parents. Hartley, DM; Jonas, S; Grossoehme, D; Kelly, A; Dodds, C; Alford, SM; Shenkman, E; Simmons, J; Bailey, LC; Razzaghi, H; et al. American Journal of Medical Quality. 2020; 35:177-185.

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