Ronald B Schifman

  • 1882 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
1978 …2019

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Research Output

  • 1882 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 61 Article
  • 4 Letter
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Review article
2019

A Q-probes study involving utilization of free prostate-specific antigen, factor V Leiden, and hepatitis A serology tests

Schifman, R. B., Perrotta, P. L., Souers, R. & Blond, B. J., Feb 1 2019, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 143, 2, p. 151-156 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Gender Differences in Demographic and Health Characteristics of the Million Veteran Program Cohort

VA Million Veteran Program, Jun 25 2019, In : Women's Health Issues. 29, p. S56-S66

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Harmonizing Genetic Ancestry and Self-identified Race/Ethnicity in Genome-wide Association Studies

the VA Million Veteran Program, Oct 3 2019, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 105, 4, p. 763-772 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reflex testing of free prostate-specific antigen as effective health care policy

Schifman, R. B., Perrotta, P. L. & Blond, B. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 143, 9, p. 1045-1046 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access

Value and use of urinalysis for myoglobinuria

Schifman, R. B. & Luevano, D. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 143, 11, p. 1378-1381 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2018

Alcohol Consumption and Risk of Coronary Artery Disease (from the Million Veteran Program)

VA Million Veteran Program, May 15 2018, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 121, 10, p. 1162-1168 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Aluminum toxicity: Evaluation of 16-year trend among 14 919 patients and 45 480 results

Schifman, R. B. & Luevano, D. R., Jun 1 2018, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 142, 6, p. 742-746 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Association of interleukin 6 receptor variant with cardiovascular disease effects of interleukin 6 receptor blocking therapy: A phenome - Wide association study

Cai, T., Zhang, Y., Ho, Y. L., Link, N., Sun, J., Huang, J., Cai, T. A., Damrauer, S., Ahuja, Y., Honerlaw, J., Costa, L., Schubert, P., Hong, C., Gagnon, D., Sun, Y., Sun, Y. V., Gaziano, J. M., Wilson, P., Cho, K., Tsao, P. & 82 others, O'Donnell, C. J., Liao, K. P., Gaziano, M. J., Ramoni, R., Breeling, J., Chang, K. M., Huang, G., Muralidhar, S., Tsao, P. S., Moser, J., Whitbourne, S. B., Brewer, J. V., Concato, J., Warren, S., Argyres, D. P., Stephens, B., Brophy, M. T., Humphries, D. E., Do, N., Shayan, S., Nguyen, X. M. T., Pyarajan, S., Hauser, E., Zhao, H., McArdle, R., Dellitalia, L., Harley, J., Whittle, J., Beckham, J., Wells, J., Gutierrez, S., Gibson, G., Kaminsky, L., Villareal, G., Xu, J., Hamner, M., Haddock, K. S., Bhushan, S., Iruvanti, P., Godschalk, M., Ballas, Z., Buford, M., Mastorides, S., Klein, J., Ratcliffe, N., Florez, H., Swann, A., Murdoch, M., Sriram, P., Kinlay, S., Yeh, S. S., Washburn, R., Jhala, D., Aguayo, S., Cohen, D., Sharma, S., Callaghan, J., Oursler, K. A., Whooley, M., Ahuja, S., Gutierrez, A., Schifman, R., Greco, J., Rauchman, M., Servatius, R., Oehlert, M., Wallbom, A., Fernando, R., Morgan, T., Stapley, T., Sherman, S., Anderson, G., Sonel, E., Boyko, E., Meyer, L., Gupta, S., Fayad, J., Hung, A., Lichy, J., Hurley, R., Robey, B. & Striker, R., Sep 2018, In : JAMA Cardiology. 3, 9, p. 849-857 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

DASH score and subsequent risk of coronary artery disease: The findings from million veteran program

on behalf of the VA Million Veteran Program, May 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 7, 9, e008089.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Scopus citations
2017

Delta check practices and outcomes a q-probes study involving 49 health care facilities and 6541 delta check alerts

Schifman, R. B., Talbert, M. & Souers, R. J., Jun 1 2017, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 141, 6, p. 813-823 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Professional practice evaluation for pathologists: The development, life, and death of the evalumetrics program

Volmar, K. E., McCall, S. J., Schifman, R. B., Talbert, M. L., Tworek, J. A., Hulkower, K. I., Guidi, A. J., Nakhleh, R. E., Souers, R. J., Bashleben, C. P. & Blond, B. J., Apr 1 2017, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 141, 4, p. 551-558 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Point-of-Care Glucose Critical Values: A Q-Probes Study Involving 50 Health Care Facilities and 2349 Critical Results

Schifman, R. B., Howanitz, P. J. & Souers, R. J., Feb 1 2016, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 140, 2, p. 119-124 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2015

Seven Q-Tracks monitors of laboratory quality drive general performance improvement: Experience from the College of American Pathologists Q-Tracks program 1999-2011

Meier, F. A., Souers, R. J., Howanitz, P. J., Tworek, J. A., Perrotta, P. L., Nakhleh, R. E., Karcher, D. S., Bashleben, C., Darcy, T. P., Schifman, R. B. & Jones, B. A., Jun 1 2015, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 139, 6, p. 762-775 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations
2014

Reliability of point-of-care capillary blood glucose measurements in the critical value range

Schifman, R. B., Nguyen, T. T. & Page, S. T., Jul 2014, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 138, 7, p. 962-966 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2009
37 Scopus citations
2005

Distribution and characteristics of Escherichia coli clonal group A

Johnson, J. R., Murray, A. C., Kuskowski, M. A., Schubert, S., Prère, M. F., Picard, B., Colodner, R., Raz, R., Bodison, S., Cockerill, F. R., Da Cunha, C. A., Echeverria, P., Simasathien, S., Gaastra, W., Hall, L. M. C., Klein, M., Lockman, H. A., Omer, I., Schwebke, J. R., Prats, G. & 5 others, Rakita, R. M., Rossman, S., Schifman, R., Smith, R. & Winokur, P. L., Jan 2005, In : Emerging infectious diseases. 11, 1, p. 141-145 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
65 Scopus citations
2002

Q-tracks: A College of American Pathologists program of continuous laboratory monitoring and longitudinal performance tracking

Zarbo, R. J., Jones, B. A., Friedberg, R. C., Valenstein, P. N., Renner, S. W., Schifman, R. B., Walsh, M. K. & Howanitz, P. J., Sep 1 2002, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 126, 9, p. 1036-1044 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations
2001

Solitary blood cultures: A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 132778 blood culture sets in 333 small hospitals

Novis, D. A., Dale, J. C., Schifman, R. B., Ruby, S. G. & Walsh, M. K., Oct 29 2001, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 125, 10, p. 1290-1294 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
1998

Blood culture contamination: A College of American Pathologist Q-Probes study involving 640 institutions and 497 134 specimens from adult patients

Schifman, R. B., Strand, C. L., Meier, F. A. & Howanitz, P. J., Mar 1 1998, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 122, 3, p. 216-221 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Scopus citations

Phlebotomists at risk

Schifman, R. B., Jan 1 1998, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 73, 7, p. 703-704 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Telemicrobiology: Feasibility study

McLaughlin, W. J., Schifman, R. B., Ryan, K. J., Manriquez, G. M., Bhattacharyya, A. K., Dunn, B. E. & Weinstein, R. S., Jan 1 1998, In : Telemedicine Journal. 4, 1, p. 11-17 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
1997

Laboratory practices for reporting bacterial susceptibility tests that affect antibiotic therapy

Schifman, R. B., Pindur, A. & Bryan, J. A., Dec 1 1997, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 121, 11, p. 1168-1170 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
1996
24 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations

Indications and immediate patient outcomes of pathology intraoperative consultations: A College of American Pathologists/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Outcomes Working Group Study

Zarbo, R. J., Schmidt, W. A., Bachner, P., Howanitz, P. J., Meier, F. A., Schifman, R. B., Boone, D. J. & Herron, R. M., Jan 1996, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 120, 1, p. 19-25 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
1995

Strategies for quality management in clinical microbiology

Schifman, R. B., Jan 1 1995, In : Clinics in Laboratory Medicine. 15, 2, p. 437-446 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations

Transfusion medicine monitoring practices: A study of the College of American Pathologists/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Outcomes Working Group

Boone, D. J., Steindel, S. D., Herron, R., Howanitz, P. J., Bachner, P., Meier, F., Schifman, R. B. & Zarbo, R. B., Dec 1 1995, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 119, 11, p. 999-1006 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
1994
13 Scopus citations

Nosocomial infections: A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study in 512 North American Institutions

Schifman, R. B. & Howanitz, P. J., Jan 1 1994, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 118, 2, p. 115-119 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Phlebotomists' safety practices: A College of American Pathologists Q- Probes study of 683 institutions

Howanitz, P. J. & Schifman, R. B., Jan 1 1994, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 118, 10, p. 957-962 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
1993

Comparative evaluation of serum CA 195 and carcinoembryonic antigen in metastatic carcinoma

Verdi, C. J., Ahmann, F. R., Ahmann, M. E., Marx, P. C., Schifman, R. B. & Elvick, A. L., Jun 1 1993, In : Cancer. 71, 11, p. 3625-3632 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Significance of Isolated Hepatitis B Core Antibody in Blood Donors

Schifman, R. B., Rivers, S. L., Sampliner, R. E. & Krammes, J. E., Oct 1993, In : Archives of internal medicine. 153, 19, p. 2261-2266 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

The effect of skin disinfection materials on reducing blood culture contamination

Schifman, R. B. & Pindur, A., Jan 1 1993, In : American journal of clinical pathology. 99, 5, p. 536-538 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
57 Scopus citations
1992

A nationwide quality assurance program can describe standards for the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine

Howamtz, P. J., Hoffman, G. G., Schifman, R. B., Zarbo, R. J., Steindel, S. J. & Walker, K., 1992, In : International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 4, 3, p. 245-256 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
1991

Solitary blood cultures as a quality assurance indicator.

Schifman, R. B., Strand, C. L., Braun, E., Louis-Charles, A., Spark, R. P. & Fried, M. L., Jan 1 1991, In : Quality assurance and utilization review : official journal of the American College of Utilization Review Physicians. 6, 4, p. 132-137 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
1990

Appropriateness of lab services reviewed.

Schifman, R. B., Dec 1990, In : QA review : quality assurance news and views. 2, 10, p. 5, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Legionella tucsonensis infection (Reply)

Schifman, R. B., Jan 5 1990, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 28, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Quality assurance goals in clinical pathology

Schifman, R. B., Jan 1 1990, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 114, 11, p. 1140-1144 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
1989

Legionella tucsonensis sp. nov. isolated from a renal transplant recipient

Thacker, W. L., Benson, R. F., Schifman, R. B., Pugh, E., Steigerwalt, A. G., Mayberry, W. R., Brenner, D. J. & Wilkinson, H. W., Jan 1 1989, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 27, 8, p. 1831-1834 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Reply

Schifman, R. B., Jul 1989, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 161, 1, p. 258-259 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations

Serum prostage-specific antigen and prostate pathology in men having simple prostatectomy

Brawer, M. K., Rennels, M. A., Nagle, R. B., Schifman, R. & Gaines, J. A., Jan 1 1989, In : American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 92, 6, p. 760-764 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations
1988

In Reply

Schifman, R. B. & Sampliner, R. E., Aug 5 1988, In : JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association. 260, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations

Persistent campylobacter jejuni infections in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Perlman, D. M., Ampel, N. M., Schifman, R. B., Cohn, D. L., Patton, C. M., Aguirre, M. L., Wang, W. L. L. & Blaser, M. J., Jan 1 1988, In : Annals of internal medicine. 108, 4, p. 540-546 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations

Rapid sample preparation for determination of iron in tissues by closed-vessel digestion and microwave energy

Van Wyck, D. B., Schifman, R. B., Stivelman, J. C., Ruiz, J. & Martin, D., Jan 1 1988, In : Clinical chemistry. 34, 6, p. 1128-1130 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

The effect of digital rectal examination on serum levels of prostatic-specific antigen

Brawer, M. K., Schifman, R. B., Ahmann, F. R., Ahmann, M. E. & Coulis, K. M., Jan 1 1988, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 112, 11, p. 1110-1112 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
1987

Analytical and physiological characteristics of prostate-specific antigen and prostatic acid phosphatase in serum compared.

Schifman, R. B., Ahmann, F. R., Elvick, A., Ahmann, M., Coulis, K. & Brawer, M. K., Nov 1987, In : Clinical chemistry. 33, 11, p. 2086-2088 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Evaluation of whole blood theophylline enzyme immunochromatography assay

Habib, M. P., Schifman, R. B., Shon, B. Y., Fiastro, J. F. & Campbell, S. C., Jan 1 1987, In : CHEST. 92, 1, p. 129-131 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Intracellular adenosine triphosphate as a measure of human tumor cell viability and drug modulated growth

Ahmann, F. R., Garewal, H. S., Schifman, R., Celniker, A. & Rodney, S., Jul 1 1987, In : In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology. 23, 7, p. 474-480 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
42 Scopus citations