Publications

Publications

Clinical Practice

  • Loftus TJ. (2016). The Clinical Practice Program: A How-to-Guide for Physician Leaders on Starting Up a Successful Program. Tempe, AZ: Terrence Loftus. Self-published via Lulu.com.
  • Loftus T, Agee C, Jaffe R, Tao J, Jacofsky D. A simplified pathway for total knee arthroplasty improves outcomes J Knee Surg. 2014 Jun; 27(3):221-8. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1360657. Epub 2013 Nov 14.
  • Loftus T. Which quality metrics matter? The Orthopedics Business Review. Issue 1. April 2014.
  • Bloomstone J, Loftus T, Hutchison R. ERAS: Enhancing Recovery One Evidenced-Base Step at a Time. Letter to the Editor. Anesth Analg. 2015 Jan; 120(1):256. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000503
  • Barber CC, Fraser JF, Mendez GG, Bradley BS, Loftus TJ, Jacofsky DJ. The Halo Effect: An Unintended Benefit of Knee Arthroplasty Care Pathways. J. Knee Surg. 2016. doi¬†http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1055/s-0036-1584577. In press.
  • Loftus T, Stelton S, Efaw BW, Bloomstone J. A system wide care pathway for enhanced recovery after bowel surgery focusing on alimentation and ambulation reduces complications and readmissions. J. Healthcare Quality. (In press) Published online Feb 20 2014. doi: 10.1111/jhq.12068
  • Loftus T, Spratling L, Stone B, Xiao L, Jacofsky D. A Patient Blood Management Program in Prosthetic Joint Replacement Decreases Blood Use and Improves Outcomes. J Arthroplasty. 2015. doi:10.1016/j.arth.2015.07.040. (In press)
  • Loftus T, Najafian H, Pandey S R, et al. (2015-07-10 13:29:27 UTC) The Impact of Documentation Training on Performance Reporting. Cureus 7(7): e283. doi:10.7759/cureus.283
  • Loftus T, Dahl D, OHare B, Power K, Toledo-Katsenes Y, Hutchison R, Jacofsky D, Harder K. Implementing a standardized safe surgery program reduces serious reportable events. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Jan; 220(1): 12-17. Published online Oct 4, 2014. doi:1016/j.jamcollsurg.2014.09.018
  • Loftus T, Dahl D, OHare B, Power K, Toledo-Katsenes Y, Hutchison R, Jacofsky D, Harder K. Implementing a standardized safe surgery program reduces serious reportable events. Reply to Nathanson and Bloomstone. J Am Coll Surg. 2015Reprocessing
  • Loftus, T. A Comparison of the Defect Rate between Original Equipment Manufacturer and Reprocessed Single-use Bipolar and Ultrasound Diathermy Devices. J. Med. Devices. 2015; 9(4):044501-044501-2. doi:10.1115/1.4030858.

Robotics

  • Loftus TJ. (2016). The Robotics Program: A How-to-Guide for Physician Leaders on Starting Up a Successful Program. Tempe, AZ: Terrence Loftus. Self-published via Lulu.com.
  • Bloomstone J, Nathanson B, Prebil B, Loftus T. The Jury is Still Out on Investing in Non-Traditional LC Surgical Equipment. JACS. 2016 Jul: 223(1): 207-208. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.04.010. Letter to the Editor.

Value Analysis

  • Loftus TJ. (2016). The Value Analysis Program: A How-to-Guide for Physician Leaders on Starting Up a Successful Program. Tempe, AZ: Terrence Loftus. Self-published via Lulu.com.
  • Loftus T. How a Safe Surgery Program Can Reduce Serious Reportable Events and Assist Supply Chain Decision Making for RFID Technology. 2016 Mar. ECRI. Published online March 31, 2016 at https://www.ecri.org/Pages/Health-Devices-Award_Winners.aspx. (Finalist for Health Devices Achievement Award)
  • Loftus, T. A Comparison of the Defect Rate between Original Equipment Manufacturer and Reprocessed Single-use Bipolar and Ultrasound Diathermy Devices. J. Med. Devices. 2015; 9(4):044501-044501-2. doi:10.1115/1.4030858.