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Jason Etchegaray, PhD

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Jason M. Etchegaray, PhD
6410 Fannin, UPB 1100
Houston, Texas 77030-3006
713.500.6782
Jason.Etchegaray@uth.tmc.edu

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Jason M. Etchegaray, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and a member of the UT-Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality and Safety. He is currently working on a K award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality that is focused on linking aspects of high-performance work systems with healthcare quality and patient safety. He is also applying his psychometric and survey methodology background to various patient safety projects.

Selected Publications

  • Etchegaray, J.M. et al. Structuring patient and family involvement in medical error event disclosure and analysis. Health Affairs, in press.
  • Liao JM, Etchegaray, J.M. et al. Assessing medical students’ perceptions of patient safety: The Medical Student Safety Attitudes & Professionalism Survey. Academic Medicine, in press.
  • Fowler, A.J., Evans, P.W., Etchegaray, J.M., Ottenbacher, A., & Arnold, C. Safe sleep practices and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) risk reduction: NICU and well baby nursery graduates. Clinical Pediatrics, in press.
  • Etchegaray, J.M. & Thomas, E.J. Engaging employees: The importance of high-performance work systems for patient safety. Journal of Patient Safety, in press.
  • Etchegaray JM. (2013). Understanding Evidence-Based Research Methods: Confirmatory and Exploratory Analysis. Health Environments Research & Design Journal 6(4); 169-72.
  • Etchegaray, J.M., Ottenbacher, A.J., Sittig, D.F., & McCoy, A.B. (2012). Understanding Evidence-Based Research Methods: Survey analysis, t tests, and odds ratios. Health Environments Research & Design Journal 6(1); 143-7.
  • McCoy, A.B., Ottenbacher, A.J., Sittig, D.F., & Etchegaray, J.M. (2012). Understanding Evidence-Based Research Methods: Challenges and Considerations in Analysis of Survey Data. Health Environments Research & Design Journal 5(4);142-5.
  • Etchegaray, J.M., Gallagher, T.H., Bell, S.K., Dunlap, B., & Thomas, E.J. (2012). Error disclosure: A new domain for safety culture assessment. BMJ Quality and Safety, 21(7), 594-599.
  • Etchegaray, J.M. & Thomas, E.J. (2012). Comparing two safety culture surveys: Safety Attitudes Questionnaire and Hospital Survey on Patient Safety. BMJ Quality and Safety, 21(6), 490-498.
  • Hwang, K.O., Etchegaray, J.M., Sciamanna, C.N., Bernstam, E.V., & Thomas, E.J. (2012). Structural social support predicts functional social support in an online weight loss programme. Health Expectations [epub ahead of print].
  • Profit, J., Etchegaray, J.M., Petersen, L.A., Sexton, B.J., Hysong, S.J., Mei, M., & Thomas, E.J. (2012). Neonatal intensive care unit safety culture varies widely. Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal edition, 97(2), F120 – 126.
  • Profit, J., Etchegaray, J.M., Petersen, L.A., Sexton, B.J., Hysong, S.J., Mei, M., & Thomas, E.J. (2012). The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire as a tool for benchmarking safety culture in the NICU. Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal edition, 97(2), F127 – 132.
  • Etchegaray, J.M. & Fischer, W.G. (2011). Understanding Evidence-Based Research Methods: Pilot Testing Surveys. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 4(4), 143 – 147.
  • Etchegaray, J.M., St. John, C., & Thomas, E.J. (2011). Measures and measurement of high-performance work systems in healthcare settings: Suggestions for improvement. Health Care Management and Review, 36(1), 38-46.
  • Etchegaray, J.M. & Fischer, W.G. (2010). Understanding Evidence-Based Research Methods: Reliability and Validity Considerations in Survey Research. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, Fall.
  • Etchegaray, J.M. & Fischer, W.G. (2010). Understanding Evidence-Based Research Methods: Developing and Conducting Effective Surveys. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, Summer.
  • Etchegaray, J.M., Sexton, J.B., Helmreich, R., & Thomas, E.J. (2010). Job satisfaction ratings: Measurement equivalence across nurses and physicians. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 32, 530-539.
  • Etchegaray, J.M. & Fischer, W.G. (2010). Understanding Evidence-Based Research Methods: Graphical Data Analysis. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, Winter.
  • Etchegaray, J.M. & Throckmorton, T.T. (2010). Barriers to reporting medication errors: A measurement equivalence perspective. Quality and Safety in Health Care. Published Online First August 4, 2010.
  • Etchegaray, J.M. & Fischer, W.G. (2009). Understanding Evidence-Based Research Methods: Descriptive Statistics. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 3(1), 111-117.
  • Throckmorton, T., & Etchegaray, J. (2007). Factors affecting incident reporting by registered nurses: the relationship of perceptions of the environment for reporting errors, knowledge of the nursing practice act, and demographics on intent to report errors. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 22(6), 400-412.
  • Etchegaray, J.M. (2007). Measurement equivalence of executives' performance ratings for same- and opposite-gender dyads. Journal of Leadership Studies, 1(2), 21-32.
  • Etchegaray, J. M., & Fischer, W. G. (2006). Survey research: Be careful where you step... Quality and Safety in Healthcare, 15(3), 154-155.
  • Etchegaray, J. M., Thomas, E. J., Geraci, J. M., Simmons, D., & Martin, S. K. (2005). Differentiating close calls from errors: A multidisciplinary perspective. Journal of Patient Safety, 1(3), 133-137.

Health Information Technology

InSPECt: Interactive Surveillance Portal for Evaluating Clinical decision support

National Center for Cognitive Informatics and Decision Making in Healthcare

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Safety Culture and Teamwork

The Texas Disclosure and Compensation Study: Best Practices for Improving Safety

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Quality Improvement

Optimizing Nutrition in Very Low Birth Weight Patients with Prolonged Transition to Full Enteral Feedings

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