Last Name

Cara B Litvin

InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
AddressP.O. Box MSC 591
135 Rutledge Ave.
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    Dr. Litvin is an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. She graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2004. She then completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at New York University School of Medicine. She returned to South Carolina to join the General Internal Medicine faculty at Medical University of South Carolina in 2008.

    Dr. Litvin completed an Academic Generalist Fellowship at MUSC and also received her Master of Science in Clinical Research in 2010. Her clinical and research interests include medical informatics and electronic medical records, quality improvement, as well as medical student and housestaff education.
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    Medical informatics, Electronic medical records, primary care quality improvement, Medical student and housestaff education

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    1. Litvin CB, Nietert PJ, Jenkins RG, Wessell AM, Nemeth LS, Ornstein SM. Translating CKD Research into Primary Care Practice: a Group-Randomized Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 05; 35(5):1435-1443. PMID: 31823314.
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    2. Litvin CB, Hyer JM, Ornstein SM. Use of Clinical Decision Support to Improve Primary Care Identification and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Sep-Oct; 29(5):604-12. PMID: 27613793.
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    3. Litvin CB, Ornstein SM, Wessell AM, Nemeth LS. "Meaningful" clinical quality measures for primary care physicians. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Oct 01; 21(10):e583-90. PMID: 26619060.
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    4. Ornstein SM, Nemeth LS, Nietert PJ, Jenkins RG, Wessell AM, Litvin CB. Learning from primary care meaningful use exemplars. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 May-Jun; 28(3):360-70. PMID: 25957369.
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    5. Litvin CB, Ornstein SM. Quality indicators for primary care: an example for chronic kidney disease. J Ambul Care Manage. 2014 Apr-Jun; 37(2):171-8. PMID: 24594565.
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    6. Ornstein SM, Nietert PJ, Jenkins RG, Litvin CB. The prevalence of chronic diseases and multimorbidity in primary care practice: a PPRNet report. J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 Sep-Oct; 26(5):518-24. PMID: 24004703.
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    7. Ornstein SM, Jenkins RG, Litvin CB, Wessell AM, Nietert PJ. Preventive services delivery in patients with chronic illnesses: parallel opportunities rather than competing obligations. Ann Fam Med. 2013 Jul-Aug; 11(4):344-9. PMID: 23835820.
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    8. Litvin CB, Ornstein SM, Wessell AM, Nemeth LS, Nietert PJ. Use of an electronic health record clinical decision support tool to improve antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections: the ABX-TRIP study. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Jun; 28(6):810-6. PMID: 23117955.
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    9. Wessell AM, Ornstein SM, Jenkins RG, Nemeth LS, Litvin CB, Nietert PJ. Medication Safety in Primary Care Practice: results from a PPRNet quality improvement intervention. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Jan-Feb; 28(1):16-24. PMID: 22679129.
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    10. Litvin CB, Davis KS, Moran WP, Iverson PJ, Zhao Y, Zapka J. The use of clinical decision-support tools to facilitate geriatric education. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Jun; 60(6):1145-9. PMID: 22642270.
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    11. Litvin CB, Ornstein SM, Wessell AM, Nemeth LS, Nietert PJ. Adoption of a clinical decision support system to promote judicious use of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections in primary care. Int J Med Inform. 2012 Aug; 81(8):521-6. PMID: 22483528.
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    12. Litvin CB, Nietert PJ, Wessell AM, Jenkins RG, Ornstein SM. Recognition and management of CKD in primary care. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011 Apr; 57(4):646-7. PMID: 21257244.
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    13. Wessell AM, Litvin C, Jenkins RG, Nietert PJ, Nemeth LS, Ornstein SM. Medication prescribing and monitoring errors in primary care: a report from the Practice Partner Research Network. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010 Oct; 19(5):e21. PMID: 20413615.
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    14. Litvin CB. In the dark--the case for electronic health records. N Engl J Med. 2007 Jun 14; 356(24):2454-5. PMID: 17568027.
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    15. Ornstein S, Jenkins RG, Nietert PJ, Feifer C, Roylance LF, Nemeth L, Corley S, Dickerson L, Bradford WD, Litvin C. A multimethod quality improvement intervention to improve preventive cardiovascular care: a cluster randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Oct 05; 141(7):523-32. PMID: 15466769.
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    16. Litvin CB, Ornstein SM, Anthony WE, Tanner D. Quality improvement using electronic medical records: a case study of a high-performing practice. Top Health Inf Manage. 2001 Nov; 22(2):59-64. PMID: 11761793.
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