Qi Chen, PhD

Assistant Professor, Surgery

(617) 638-8609
150 S Huntington Avenue

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • Boston University, PhD
  • Columbia University, MPH
  • Peking University, MB


  • Published on 7/1/2017

    Rosen AK, O'Brien W, Chen Q, Shwartz M, Itani KFM, Gunnar W. Trends in the Purchase of Surgical Care in the Community by the Veterans Health Administration. Med Care. 2017 Jul; 55 Suppl 7 Suppl 1:S45-S52. PMID: 28319582.

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  • Published on 4/25/2017

    Chen Q, Oriel BS, Rosen AK, Greenan MA, Amirfarzan H, Mull HJ, Shapiro M, Fisichella PM, Itani KMF. Detection and potential consequences of intraoperative adverse events: A pilot study in the veterans health administration. Am J Surg. 2017 Nov; 214(5):786-791. PMID: 28464998.

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  • Published on 10/8/2016

    Oriel BS, Chen Q, Itani KM. The impact of surgical hand antisepsis technique on surgical site infection. Am J Surg. 2017 Jan; 213(1):24-29. PMID: 27817826.

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  • Published on 9/23/2016

    Oriel BS, Chen Q, Wong K, Itani KMF. Effect of Hand Antisepsis Agent Selection and Population Characteristics on Surgical Site Infection Pathogens. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 May/Jun; 18(4):413-418. PMID: 27661850.

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  • Published on 9/6/2016

    Borzecki AM, Chen Q, Mull HJ, Shwartz M, Bhatt DL, Hanchate A, Rosen AK. Do Acute Myocardial Infarction and Heart Failure Readmissions Flagged as Potentially Preventable by the 3M Potentially Preventable Readmissions Software Have More Process-of-Care Problems? Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016 Sep; 9(5):532-41. PMID: 27601460.

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  • Published on 2/1/2016

    Rosen AK, Chen Q, Shwartz M, Pilver C, Mull HJ, Itani KF, Borzecki A. Does Use of a Hospital-wide Readmission Measure Versus Condition-specific Readmission Measures Make a Difference for Hospital Profiling and Payment Penalties? Med Care. 2016 Feb; 54(2):155-61. PMID: 26595224.

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  • Published on 11/27/2015

    Borzecki A, Chen Q, Restuccia J, Mull H, Shwartz M, Gupta K, Hanchate A, Strymish J, Rosen A. Response to: 'Misinterpretation of meaning and intended use of potentially preventable readmissions' by Goldfield et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Mar; 25(3):208-9. PMID: 26614775.

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  • Published on 10/1/2015

    Chen Q, Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Borzecki AM, Pilver C, Itani KM. Measuring readmissions after surgery: do different methods tell the same story? Am J Surg. 2016 Jul; 212(1):24-33. PMID: 26506557.

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  • Published on 8/17/2015

    Borzecki AM, Chen Q, Restuccia J, Mull HJ, Shwartz M, Gupta K, Hanchate A, Strymish J, Rosen A. Do pneumonia readmissions flagged as potentially preventable by the 3M PPR software have more process of care problems? A cross-sectional observational study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Dec; 24(12):753-63. PMID: 26283672.

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  • Published on 12/10/2014

    Chen Q, Shin MH, Chan JA, Sullivan JL, Borzecki AM, Shwartz M, Rivard PE, Hatoun J, Rosen AK. Partnering With VA Stakeholders to Develop a Comprehensive Patient Safety Data Display: Lessons Learned From the Field. Am J Med Qual. 2016 Mar-Apr; 31(2):178-86. PMID: 25500716.

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