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  • Prof. Efrat Shadmi

    Prof. Efrat Shadmi

    The Cheryl Spencer Department of Nursing
    972-4-8288857
    ESHADMI@UNIV.HAIFA.AC.IL
    CV File
    http://lecturers.haifa.ac.il/he/hw/eshadmi/Documents/EfratShadmiCV.pdf, CV Dr. Efrat Shadmi

Senior Lecturer

Research Areas

  • Health services research;
  • Quality of care and outcomes;
  • Equity in health and health care;
  • Chronic illness and multi-morbidity;
  • Risk adjustment and predictive modeling;
  • Integration of care across care settings.

Education

Years
Institute
Degree
2000-2005
Johns Hopkins University; The Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health
PhD
Phi Beta Kappa
1995-1999
University of Haifa; he Cheryl Spenser Department of Nursing, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences
RN, BA
Summa Cum Laude

Academic Ranks

Date
Name of Institution and Department
Rank/Position
2011 - Present
University of Haifa, Department of Nursing
Senior Lecturer
2007-2011
University of Haifa, Department of Nursing
Lecturer

 

POSITIONS AND ACTIVITIES  OUTSIDE THE UNIVERSITY

2011 - Present - Co-Editor in Chief, International Journal for Equity in Helath.

2009 - 2011 - Associate editor International Journal for Equity in Health

2007 - Present - Consultant for Clalit Health Services Headquarters, Health Policy and Planning Department, Chief Physician`s Office 

Grants and Awards

SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS AND PRIZES

2010
The Dusty and Ettie Miller Scholarship for an outstanding young scholar, Haifa University
2009
The Haifa University Research Authority award for the receipt of a grant from a competitive foundation (Israel Science Foundation)
2001-2002 The Rector’s scholarship for doctoral students abroad
2000-2004
The Cheryl Spenser 4-year scholarship for professional and graduate training
2000-2001
Fulbright Scholar

 

Date
Grant
Sum
2007
Research grant from the Israel National Institute for Health Services Research and Health Policy - “Quality of Care at the Interface between Inpatient and Community Oncology Healthcare Services “; PI with Dr. Admi (PI), Dr. Reis, Ms. Muller, Dr. Ungar, Dr. Nave, Dr. Kaffman and Dr. Reis (Co-PIs). 18 months.
141,000 NIS
2008
Grant from the Israel Science Foundation: "The Effect of Hospitalization on Functional Decline in Elders". PI with Dr. Zisberg, A. (PI), Dr. Sinof, G. (Co-PI) and Dr. Gur-Yaish, N. (Co-PI). 2 years.
179,000 NIS
2008
Grant from the Israel National Institute for Health Services Research and Health Policy: "Towards a more equitable distribution of resources and assessment of quality of care: Validation and comparison of risk-adjustment comorbidity measures". PI with Dr. Balicer, R. (PI), Tuchler, M., Geffen, K., Regev-Rosenberg, S. (Co-PIs). 18 months
116,000 NIS
2009
Grant from the Israel National Institute for Health Services Research and Health Policy: "Implementation of Evidence Based Medicine within physicians: Does nomination of EBM champions and training them improves the physicians' clinical behavior and wards' climate?" Co-PI with Dr. Drach-Zahavy, A., Prof. Roe, D. (PIs), and Prof. Werner, P., and Dr. Netzer, D. (Co-PIs). 24 months
278,000 NIS
2010
Grant from the Israel National Institute for Health Services Research and Health Policy: "Assessing the effectiveness of an identification and intervention system for high risk elderly persons" PI with Dr. Press, Y. (PI) and Dr, Balicer, R., Aharoni, L., Weiss, D., & Re'em, L. (co-PIs). 24 months
340,000 NIS
2010
Grant from Clalit Health Services Research Authority: "The Effect of Hospitalization on Functional Outcomes and Continuity of Care in Older Adults". Co-PI with Dr. Zisberg, A. (PI), Dr. Sinof, G. (PI) and Dr. Gur-Yaish, N. (Co-PI). 18 months.
45,400 NIS
2011
Grant from Israel National Institute for Health Services Research and Health Policy - “Preventing hospitalizations: Mechanisms and prediction models”; PI with Dr. Balicer, R.D. (PI), Dr. Codish, S., Dr. Sherf, M., Dr. Novak, V. (co-PIs). 24 months.
262,500 NIS
2012
Marie Curie Career Integration Grant (Prof. Cheryl Zlotnick) "Native-Born Youth of African Immigrants and Cardiovascular Risk: A Mixed Methods Study. Co-PI with Prof. Zlotnick, C (PI), Prof. Carmeli, D., Dr. Goldblatt, H. (Co-PIs). 48 months
100,000 EU

 

Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals

Balicer R.D., Bitterman, H., & Shadmi, E. Multiple chronic conditions and morbidity burden: challenges and considerations for an organizational strategy. Harefuah. In press. [Hebrew].

Zisberg, A., Shadmi, E., Gur –Yaish, N., Sinoff, G T., Srulovici, E., & Shochat, T.  Hospitalization as a Turning Point for Sleep Medication Use in Older Adults: prospective cohort study. Drugs & Aging. In press.

Gur-Yaish, N., Zisberg, A., Sinoff, G. & Shadmi, E. (2012). Development and psychometric testing of a measure of Informal Caregiving for Hospitalized Older Adults (ICHOA). Journal of Advanced Nursing.  68(4), 931–938.

Shadmi, E.  Balicer, R.D., Kinder, K. Abrams, C., & Weiner J.P. (2011). Assessing socioeconomic health care utilization inequity in Israel: impact of alternative approaches to morbidity adjustment. BMC Public Health. 11(1), 609-616.

Balicer, R.D., Shadmi, E. (2011). President Obama's health care reform – guide to the Israeli reader. Harefuah, 150(8), 630-634. [Hebrew].

Shadmi, E. & Zisberg, A. (2011). In-hospital mobility and length of stay. Archives of Internal Medicine. 171(14), 1298.     

Zisberg, A., Sinoff, G., Gur-Yaish, N., Admi, H, & Shadmi E. (2011). In-hospital use of continence aids and new-onset urinary incontinence in adults aged 70 and older. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 59(6), 1099-1104.

Balicer, R.D., Shadmi, E., Lieberman, N., Greenberg-Dotan, S., Goldfracht, M., Jana, L., Cohen, A.D., Regev-Rosenberg, S., Jacobson, O. (2011). Reducing health disparities: strategy planning and implementation in Israel's largest health care organization. Health Services Research. 46(4), 1281-1299.

Zisberg, A., Shadmi E., Sinoff, G., Gur-Yaish, N., Srulovici, E., Admi, H. (2011). Low mobility during hospitalization and older adults' functional decline. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 59(2), 266-273.

Balicer, R., Shadmi, E., Geffen, K., Cohen, A., Abrams, C., Kinder-Siemens, K., & Regev-Rosenberg, S. (2010). Towards a more equitable distribution of resources and assessment of quality of care: Validation of a comorbidity based case-mix system. Harefuah, 149(10), 665-669. [Hebrew]. 

Shuval, K.,  Linn, S.,  Brezis, M., Shadmi, E., Green, M., & Reis, S. (2010). Association between Primary Care Physicians’ Evidence Based Medicine Knowledge and Quality of Care. International Journal for Quality in Healthcare. 22(1), 16-23. Epub 2009 Dec 1.

Drach-Zahavy, A., Shadmi, E., Freund, A., & Goldfracht, M. (2009). High quality diabetes care: Identifying successful strategies of steering committees teamwork. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance. 22(7), 709-727.

Shadmi, E., Admi, H., Ungar, L., Naveh, N., Muller, E., Kaffman, M., Rayan, N. & Reis, S. (2009). Cancer Care at the Hospital - Community Interface: Perspectives of Patients from Different Cultural Groups. Patient Education and Counseling. Epub Ahead of print Aug 24.

Shadmi, E., Zisberg, A. & Coleman, E. (2009).Translation and Validation of the Care Transition Measure into Hebrew and Arabic. International Journal of Quality in Health Care. 21(2), 97-102.

Boyd, C.M., Shadmi, E., Conwell, L.J., Griswold M., Leff, B., Brager, R., Sylvia, M, & Boult, C. (2008). A Pilot Test of the Effect of Guided Care on the Quality of Primary Care Experiences for Multi-Morbid Older Adults. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 23(5), 536-542.

Boyd, C.M., Boult, C., Shadmi, E., Leff, B., Brager, R., Dunbar, L. & Wolff, J. (2007). Guided Care for Multi-Morbid Older Adults. The Gerontologist. 47(5), 697-704.

Forrest, C.B., Shadmi, E., Nutting, P., & Starfield, B. (2007). Specialty Referral Completion among Patients Referred From Primary Care Practices: Results from the ASPN Referral Study. Annals of Family Medicine. 5(4), 361-367.

Khatib, M., Shadmi, E. & Deeb, D.  (2007). Knowledge, Beliefs, and Economic Barriers to Healthcare: A Survey of Diabetic Patients in an Arab-Israeli Town.Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 30(1), 79-85.

Sylvia, M.L., Shadmi, E., Hsiao, C.J., Boyd, C.M., Schuster, A.B. & Boult, C. (2006) Clinical features of high-risk older persons identified by predictive modeling. Disease Management. 9(1), 56-62.

Shadmi, E., Boyd, C.M., Hsiao, C.J., Sylvia, M., Schuster, A.B. & Boult, C. (2006). Morbidity and older persons' perceptions of the quality of their primary care. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 54(2), 330-334.

 

SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS IN RECENT YEARS

Supervision with Prof. Spitzer & Prof. Shani of Galit Kaufman, a doctoral degree student in: “The effect of integrated tele-monitoring and disease management program for chronic heart failure patients on caregiver burden and patients' and caregivers' health outcomes”.

Supervisor of Sivan Shohat, a doctoral degree student in: “Understanding organizational mechanisms and their role in reducing health care disparities: evaluating the assimilation of a disparities reduction program”.

Supervisor of Nussaiba Rayan, a doctoral degree student in: Care transition from hospital to the community among minority patients: multi-dimensional model testing the effect of system and cultural factors on outcomes.

Supervisor of Chandra Cohen, a pre-doctoral student in: “Identification of high-risk patients with complex health conditions for a care management program”.

Supervisor of Nussaiba Rayan, Master's degree student in the department of Public Health in: “Cultural differences in the quality of care of oncology patients discharge from the hospital”, graduated with honors.

Supervisor of Michal Pinchuk, Master's degree student in the department of Nursing at the University of Haifa in: ”Coordination at the interface between hospital and community care and its effect on the quality of the transition process”. 

Supervisor of Waseem Joubran, Master's degree student in the department of Nursing at the University of Haifa in: ”The effect of teamwork on coordination of patients' transitions from hospital to community care”. 

Supervisor of Martha Bakhous, Master's degree student in the department of Nursing at the University of Haifa in: "Integrating the care of children at the community – emergency room interface: the role of physician referral letters and computerized information systems”. 

Supervisor of Orly Tonkikh, Master's degree student in the department of Nursing at the University of Haifa in: “Risk factors for rehospitalizations in older patients: an integrated model”.