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Associate Research Professor

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Research Interests

Program evaluation; care quality & patient safety improvement; implementation science; innovative care delivery model

    Experiences & Accomplishments
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    National Yang-Ming University
    National Taiwan University

    Dr. Hsu is a health services researcher with specialized training in program evaluation and the application of implementation science theories to healthcare improvement. Her work primarily employs quantitative methods to drive the development, implementation, and dissemination of initiatives focused on patient safety and quality improvement. Her research aims to comprehensively assess the effectiveness of these initiatives and identify key factors that impact their success. Her research is centered around several key areas:

    1. Enhancing Patient Safety Culture and Teamwork: Dr. Hsu investigates interventions designed to enhance patient safety culture and teamwork within healthcare settings.
    2. Hospital-Based Patient Safety Initiatives: Dr. Hsu's work delves into interventions within hospitals aimed at preventing healthcare-associated infections, reducing harm and minimizing waste.
    3. Innovative Care and Evaluation Models: Dr. Hsu is involved in the development and assessment of new care and evaluation models to advance healthcare practices.
    Select Publications

    Hsu, Y.J., Zhou, Z., Nosakhare, E., Marsteller, J.A. (2022) Impact of certified infection preventionists in acute care settings: A systematic review. American Journal of Infection Control 51(3):334-9.

    Hsu, Y.J., Marsteller, J.A. (2020) Who applies an intervention to influence cultural attributes in a quality improvement collaborative? Journal of Patient Safety 16(1):1-6.

    Hsu, Y.J., Marsteller, J.A., Kachur, S.G., Fingerhood, M.I. (2019) Integration of buprenorphine treatment with primary care: Comparative effectiveness on retention, utilization, and cost. Population Health Management 22(4):292-9.

    Hsu, Y.J., Kosinski, A.S., Wallace, A.S., Saha-Chaudhuri, P., Chang, B.H., Speck, K., Rosen, M.A., Gurses, A.P., Xie, A., Huang, S., Cameron, D.E., Thompson, D.A., Marsteller, J.A. (2019) Using a society database to evaluate a patient safety collaborative: The Cardiovascular Surgical Translational Study. Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research 8(1):21-32.