Description of Research Expertise:
Dr. Fleisher's research focuses on perioperative cardiovascular risk assessment and reduction, evidence-based medicine and measurement of quality of care. For the past 10 years Drs. Fleisher and Silber have collaborated on numerous projects related to health services research and quality measurement in the Medicare population. Most recently, he has been studying the influence of culture and innovation on care delivery. He has received numerous federal, industry and foundation grants related to these subjects. He has authored over 300 articles, chapters and books.
Silber JH, Rosenbaum PR, Ross RN, Ludwig JM, Wang W, Niknam BA, Mukherjee N, Saynisch PA, Even-Shoshan O, Kelz RR: Template Matching for Auditing Hospital Cost and Quality. Health Serv Res. 49 : 1446-74,2014.
Weisberg R, Speck R: Fostering innovation in medicine: A conceptual framework for Medical Centers Healthcare 2 : 90-93,2014.
Onuoha OC, Arkoosh VA: “Choosing Wisely” in Anesthesiology: The Gap Between Evidence and Practice JAMA Intern Med 174 : 1391-5,2014.
Flynn DN, Speck RM, Mahmoud NN, David G: The impact of complications following open colectomy on hospital finances: a retrospective cohort study. Perioper Med (Lond). 3 : 1,2014.
Glance LG: Anesthesiologists and the Transformation of the Healthcare System: A Call to Action.
Anesthesiology 120 : 257-9,2014.
Speck RM, Foster JJ, Mulher VA, Burke SV, Sullivan PG: Culture Change: Establishment of a Professionalism Committee Within an Academic Medical Center Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 40 : 161-7,2014.
Fleisher LA: Turning Mission-Based Academic-Department Leaders into a Leadership Team: A Case Study in Creating Value
N Engl J Med Leading Healthcare Innovation HBR Insight Center : 2013.
Evidence based practice of Anesthesiology 3rd edition : 2013.
Fleisher LA: Anesthesia and noncardiac surgery in patients with heart disease, 9th edition Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicien : 2011.
Fleisher LA: Essence of Anesthesia Practice, 3rd edition Elsevier
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