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Research Expertise & Professional Interests Hillary J. Mull, PhD, MPP, is a Research Investigator with the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR) at the VA Boston Healthcare System and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine. She works primarily on health care quality measurement and patient safety and is certified in health informatics by the American Medical Informatics Association. Dr. Mull's research interests include: adverse event detection, quality and outcomes in surgery, and antimicrobial prophylaxis for surgical site infections. She uses data mining techniques to detect adverse events in understudied areas, including outpatient surgery and invasive non-surgical procedures. Her publications reflect her expertise in adverse event surveillance, statistical modeling, provider interviews and qualitative research methods, and the use of consensus tools to synthesize provider opinion. She is the lead investigator on a VA HSR&D IIR (equivalent of an NIH R01) project that is developing adverse event surveillance tools for invasive non-surgical procedures. She also collaborates on multiple projects ranging from implementation of a surveillance system for cardiac device complications to developing natural language processing tools to identify PTSD treatment pathways in the VA. Dr. Mull was awarded a VA VISN 1 Career Development Award (CDA) to examine outpatient surgery followed by a VA Health Services Research and Development (HSRD) CDA in 2014 to develop and validate an adverse event surveillance model for outpatient surgery. As of 2020, this tool has been adapted and implemented for adverse event surveillance in one VA ambulatory surgical center, with plans to deploy nationally. She earned her PhD in health services research from Boston University School of Public Health, and her Masters in Public Policy from the Gerald Ford School at the University of Michigan.
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Concept Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Academic Article Development of trigger tools for surveillance of adverse events in ambulatory surgery.
Academic Article Applying trigger tools to detect adverse events associated with outpatient surgery.
Academic Article Development and testing of tools to detect ambulatory surgical adverse events.
Academic Article Identifying adverse events after outpatient surgery: improving measurement of patient safety.
Academic Article Comparing definitions of outpatient surgery: Implications for quality measurement.
Academic Article Defining Outpatient Surgery: Perspectives of Surgical Staff in the Veterans Health Administration.
Academic Article Factors Associated with Hospital Admission after Outpatient Surgery in the Veterans Health Administration.
Academic Article Factors Associated With Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Admissions After Invasive Outpatient Procedures in the Veterans Health Administration.
Academic Article The Nature and Severity of Adverse Events in Select Outpatient Surgical Procedures in the Veterans Health Administration.
Academic Article Development of an Adverse Event Surveillance Model for Outpatient Surgery in the Veterans Health Administration.
Academic Article Association between postoperative opioid use and outpatient surgical adverse events.
Academic Article Facility type and surgical specialty are associated with suboptimal surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis practice patterns: a multi-center, retrospective cohort study.
Academic Article Surgical site infections in outpatient surgeries: Less invasive procedures contribute substantially to the overall burden.
Academic Article Emergency Department Use After Outpatient Surgery Among Dually Enrolled VA and Medicare Patients.

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