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Mamata Yanamadala

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Geriatrics
Dept of Medicine, Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications


A Systematic Review of the Effects of Advance Care Planning Interventions in Nursing Homes

Journal Article Journal of the American Medical Directors Association · December 1, 2023 Background: Advance care planning (ACP) interventions are implemented to achieve outcomes such as improving end-of-life care and increasing goal-concordant care. ACP has been studied across various settings, but it is important to study the impacts of ACP ... Full text Cite

Delirium education for geriatric patients and their families: A quality improvement initiative

Journal Article Aging and Health Research · March 1, 2023 Delirium affects up to 50% of hospitalized older adults, contributing to poor outcomes. Family members can be engaged in delirium identification, prevention, and management. Rapid cycle improvement methodology was utilized to create a new educational hando ... Full text Cite

ACGME Milestone-Specific Evaluation Tool for Geriatrics Fellows

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

Implementing VIONE framework for optimizing medications for veterans in a GeriPACT clinic

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

POSH Pals: Post-Operative Follow-Up for High-Risk Veterans

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

Well-Being Curriculum for Geriatric Fellows

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

Educating Geriatric Fellows on Motivational Interviewing

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

Interprofessional Education on Transitions from Hospital to Skilled Nursing Facilities

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

Implementation of Age-Friendly 4 M's Framework in a Geriatrics Clinic

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

Postoperative Telephone Follow-Up for High-Risk Veterans

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS · 2023 Cite

Postoperative Telephone Follow-Up for High-Risk Veterans

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS · 2023 Cite

Education about Palliative Care Services for Patients in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2021 Cite

Improving Access of Advance Directives in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2021 Cite

Quality Improvement Curriculum During COVID Pandemic for Geriatric Fellows

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2021 Cite

Documentation of Opioid Indications and Stop Dates in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2021 Cite

Addressing Social Isolation in Long-Term Care Facilities Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2021 Cite

Safe Interorganizational Health Information Exchange During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Journal Article J Am Med Dir Assoc · December 2020 Accurate and timely transmission of medical records between skilled nursing facilities and acute care settings has been logistically problematic. Often people are sent to the hospital with a packet of paper records, which is easily misplaced. The COVID-19 ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Staff Education of a Urinary Tract Infection Algorithm in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · April 1, 2020 Link to item Cite

Impact of Geriatric Tele-Health visits at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · April 1, 2020 Link to item Cite

A Systematic Review of the Effects of Advance Care Planning Interventions in Nursing Homes

Journal Article Journal of the American Medical Directors Association · December 1, 2023 Background: Advance care planning (ACP) interventions are implemented to achieve outcomes such as improving end-of-life care and increasing goal-concordant care. ACP has been studied across various settings, but it is important to study the impacts of ACP ... Full text Cite

Delirium education for geriatric patients and their families: A quality improvement initiative

Journal Article Aging and Health Research · March 1, 2023 Delirium affects up to 50% of hospitalized older adults, contributing to poor outcomes. Family members can be engaged in delirium identification, prevention, and management. Rapid cycle improvement methodology was utilized to create a new educational hando ... Full text Cite

ACGME Milestone-Specific Evaluation Tool for Geriatrics Fellows

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

Implementing VIONE framework for optimizing medications for veterans in a GeriPACT clinic

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

POSH Pals: Post-Operative Follow-Up for High-Risk Veterans

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

Well-Being Curriculum for Geriatric Fellows

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

Educating Geriatric Fellows on Motivational Interviewing

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

Interprofessional Education on Transitions from Hospital to Skilled Nursing Facilities

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

Implementation of Age-Friendly 4 M's Framework in a Geriatrics Clinic

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2023 Cite

Postoperative Telephone Follow-Up for High-Risk Veterans

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS · 2023 Cite

Postoperative Telephone Follow-Up for High-Risk Veterans

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS · 2023 Cite

Education about Palliative Care Services for Patients in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2021 Cite

Improving Access of Advance Directives in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2021 Cite

Quality Improvement Curriculum During COVID Pandemic for Geriatric Fellows

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2021 Cite

Documentation of Opioid Indications and Stop Dates in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2021 Cite

Addressing Social Isolation in Long-Term Care Facilities Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2021 Cite

Safe Interorganizational Health Information Exchange During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Journal Article J Am Med Dir Assoc · December 2020 Accurate and timely transmission of medical records between skilled nursing facilities and acute care settings has been logistically problematic. Often people are sent to the hospital with a packet of paper records, which is easily misplaced. The COVID-19 ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Staff Education of a Urinary Tract Infection Algorithm in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · April 1, 2020 Link to item Cite

Impact of Geriatric Tele-Health visits at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · April 1, 2020 Link to item Cite

Impacts of UTI Protocol Initiation on Long Term Care Nursing Staff

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · April 1, 2020 Link to item Cite

Opioid Stop Dates in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · April 1, 2020 Link to item Cite

Education About Palliative Care Services in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · April 1, 2020 Link to item Cite

The delirium flowchart - An interactive educational tool

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · 2020 Cite

Increasing Physician Assistant Students' Team Communication Skills and Confidence Throughout Clinical Training.

Journal Article J Physician Assist Educ · December 2019 PURPOSE: An intervention was designed to increase physician assistant students' team communication skills using the Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation (SBAR) tool. METHODS: A variety of learning activities were implemented longitudinally over 9 ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

POSH-DREAM: Mobile Point-of-Contact Delirium Risk Assessment & Identification

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · April 1, 2019 Link to item Cite

Association of Integrated Care Coordination With Postsurgical Outcomes in High-Risk Older Adults: The Perioperative Optimization of Senior Health (POSH) Initiative.

Journal Article JAMA Surg · May 1, 2018 IMPORTANCE: Older adults undergoing elective surgery experience higher rates of preventable postoperative complications than younger patients. OBJECTIVE: To assess clinical outcomes for older adults undergoing elective abdominal surgery via a collaborative ... Full text Link to item Cite

Nurse –Physician Communication Gaps During After-hour Phone Calls in a Long-term Care Facility (LTC)

Journal Article Journal of the American Medical Directors Association · March 2018 Full text Cite

A Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Nurse-Physician Telephone Communication in a Long-term Care Facility

Journal Article Journal of the American Medical Directors Association · March 2018 Full text Cite

A problem-based learning curriculum in geriatrics for medical students.

Journal Article Gerontol Geriatr Educ · 2018 A geriatrics curriculum delivered to medical students was evaluated in this study. Students were instructed to review real patient cases, interview patients and caregivers, identify community resources to address problems, and present a final care plan. Au ... Full text Link to item Cite

Increasing contraception use among women receiving teratogenic medications in a rheumatology clinic.

Journal Article BMJ Open Qual · 2018 Teratogenic medications are often prescribed to women of childbearing age with autoimmune diseases. Literature suggests that appropriate use of contraception among these women is low, potentially resulting in high-risk unintended pregnancies. Preliminary r ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Discharge Plans for Geriatric Inpatients with Delirium: A Plan to Stop Antipsychotics?

Journal Article J Am Geriatr Soc · October 2017 BACKGROUND: Studies show inpatient geriatric patients with reversible conditions like delirium may continue on antipsychotic medications without clear indications after hospital discharge. We conducted this study to determine how often geriatric patients w ... Full text Link to item Cite

Clinical Quality Improvement Curriculum for Faculty in an Academic Medical Center.

Journal Article Am J Med Qual · 2016 Interested faculty enrolled in this 6-month-long quality improvement (QI) course to facilitate independent QI project work. The course included monthly 1.5-hour sessions: 20-minute presentations covering key QI concepts, then small group activities to faci ... Full text Link to item Cite

Use of mobile tablet devices and reduction in time to perioperative transesophageal echocardiography reporting: a historical cohort study.

Journal Article Can J Anaesth · January 2015 PURPOSE: Timely communication of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) findings to the postoperative care team is critical to optimizing patient care. We compared the use of a personal computer (PC) system with the use of a mobile tablet de ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Development and assessment of a web-based clinical quality improvement curriculum.

Journal Article J Grad Med Educ · March 2014 BACKGROUND: Understanding quality improvement (QI) is an important skill for physicians, yet educational interventions focused on teaching QI to residents are relatively rare. Web-based training may be an effective teaching tool in time-limited and experti ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Reducing Medication Use in a Skilled Nursing Facility - A Quality Improvement Project

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · March 1, 2014 Link to item Cite

Educational interventions to improve recognition of delirium: a systematic review.

Journal Article J Am Geriatr Soc · November 2013 Delirium is a common and serious condition that is underrecognized in older adults in a variety of healthcare settings. It is poorly recognized because of deficiencies in provider knowledge and its atypical presentation. Early recognition of delirium is wa ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

A collaborative care model for peri-operative care of older adults.

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · April 1, 2013 Link to item Cite

Evaluation of the outcomes of COACH: A collaborative care model for patients with dementia.

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · April 1, 2012 Link to item Cite

Ensuring vitamin D supplementation in nursing home patients--a quality improvement project.

Journal Article J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr · 2012 Randomized controlled trials have shown that adequate vitamin D supplementation in nursing home (NH) residents reduces the rates of falls and fractures. In our NH, review of medication administration records of all patients (n = 101) revealed that only 34. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Clinical Core on Aging: A Problem-Based Learning Curriculum for Medical Students.

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · April 1, 2011 Link to item Cite

Quality Improvement Project: Vitamin D Supplementation in Nursing Home Residents

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · April 1, 2010 Link to item Cite