Journal Articles


Will publishing evidence-based guidelines for low back pain imaging decrease imaging use? Raja AS, Ip IK, Cochon L, Pourjabbar S, Yun BJ, Schuur JD, Khorasani R.

Integrative omics to detect bacteremia in patients with febrile neutropenia. Kelly RS, Lasky-Su J, Yeung SJ, Stone RM, Caterino JM, Hagan SC, Lyman GH, Baden LR, Glotzbecker BE, Coyne CJ, Baugh CW, Pallin DJ.

Internet of Things Buttons for Real-Time Notifications in Hospital Operations: Proposal for Hospital Implementation. Chai PR, Zhang H, Baugh CW, Jambaulikar GD, McCabe JC, Gorman JM, Boyer EW, Landman A.

QTc prolongation as a marker of 30-day serious outcomes in older patients with syncope presenting to the Emergency Department. White JL, Chang AM, Hollander JE, Su E, Weiss RE, Yagapen AN, Malveau SE, Adler DH, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Caterino JM, Clark CL, Diercks DB, Nicks BA, Nishijima DK, Shah MN, Stiffler KA, Storrow AB, Wilber ST, Sun BC.

Machine Learning to Predict, Detect, and Intervene Older Adults Vulnerable for Adverse Drug Events in the Emergency Department. Ouchi K, Lindvall C, Chai PR, Boyer EW.

Engagement of Accountable Care Organizations in Acute Care Redesign: Results of a National Survey. Lin MP, Muhlestein D, Carr BG, Richardson LD, Wiler JL, Schuur JD.

Will publishing evidence-based guidelines for low back pain imaging decrease imaging use? Raja AS, Ip IK, Cochon L, Pourjabbar S, Yun BJ, Schuur JD, Khorasani R.

Geospatial Clustering of Opioid-Related Emergency Medical Services Runs for Public Deployment of Naloxone. Dworkis DA, Weiner SG, Liao VT, Rabickow D, Goldberg SA.

Measuring outcome differences associated with STEMI screening and diagnostic performance: a multicentred retrospective cohort study protocol. Yiadom MYAB, Mumma BE, Baugh CW, Patterson BW, Mills AM, Salazar G, Tanski M, Jenkins CA, Vogus TJ, Miller KF, Jackson BE, Lehmann CU, Dorner SC, West JL, Wang TJ, Collins SP, Dittus RS, Bernard GR, Storrow AB, Liu D.

Financial Viability of Emergency Department Observation Unit Billing Models. Baugh CW, Suri P, Caspers CG, Granovsky MA, Neal K, Ross MA.

Dose counting and use of short-acting beta-agonist inhalers in emergency department patients with asthma exacerbation. Luthe SK, Goto T, Chipps BE, Pallin DJ, Stoyanov S, Camargo CA Jr, Hasegawa K.

Integrative omics to detect bacteremia in patients with febrile neutropenia. Kelly RS, Lasky-Su J, Yeung SJ, Stone RM, Caterino JM, Hagan SC, Lyman GH, Baden LR, Glotzbecker BE, Coyne CJ, Baugh CW, Pallin DJ.

Emergency Department Intubation Success With Succinylcholine Versus Rocuronium: A National Emergency Airway Registry Study. April MD, Arana A, Pallin DJ, Schauer SG, Fantegrossi A, Fernandez J, Maddry JK, Summers SM, Antonacci MA, Brown CA 3rd; NEAR Investigators.

Immune-related Adverse Events in Cancer Patients. Pallin DJ, Baugh CW, Postow MA, Caterino JM, Erickson TB, Lyman GH.

Emergency Department Adult Fiberoptic Intubations: Incidence, Indications, and Implications for Training. Hayden EM, Pallin DJ, Wilcox SR, Gordon JA, Carlson JN, Walls RM, Brown CA 3rd; National Emergency Airway Registry (NEAR) III Investigators.

Feasibility of Bystander Administration of Public-Access Naloxone for Opioid Overdose. Goldberg SA, Dworkis DA, Liao VT, Eyre AJ, Albert J, Fawcett MM, Narovec CM, DiClemente J, Weiner SG.

Comparing Ran-Out Status of Inhaled Short-Acting Beta-Agonists in Emergency Department Patients with Acute Asthma: 1996-1998 versus 2015-2017. Goto T, Camargo CA Jr, Gimenez-Zapiola C, Pallin DJ, Shapiro NI, Ferro TJ, Rainville C, Stoyanov S, Hasegawa K.

Outcomes of Patients with Syncope and Suspected Dementia. Holden TR, Shah MN, Gibson TA, Weiss RE, Yagapen AN, Malveau SE, Adler DH, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Caterino JM, Clark CL, Diercks DB, Hollander JE, Nicks BA, Nishijima DK, Stiffler KA, Storrow AB, Wilber ST, Sun BC.

Prognosis After Emergency Department Intubation to Inform Shared Decision-Making. Ouchi K, Jambaulikar GD, Hohmann S, George NR, Aaronson EL, Sudore R, Schonberg MA, Tulsky JA, Schuur JD, Pallin DJ.

ED-based care coordination reduces costs for frequent ED users. Lin MP, Blanchfield BB, Kakoza RM, Vaidya V, Price C, Goldner JS, Higgins M, Lessenich E, Laskowski K, Schuur JD.

Facing the Shortage of IV Fluids – A Hospital-Based Oral Rehydration Strategy. Patiño AM, Marsh RH, Nilles EJ, Baugh CW, Rouhani SA, Kayden S.

Creation and Implementation of an Outpatient Pathway for Atrial Fibrillation in the Emergency Department Setting: Results of an Expert Panel. Baugh CW, Clark CL, Wilson JW, Stiell IG, Kocheril AG, Luck KK, Myers TD, Pollack CV Jr, Roumpf SK, Tomassoni GF, Williams JM, Patel BB, Wu F, Pines JM.

Outcomes of Early Dermatology Consultation for Inpatients Diagnosed With Cellulitis. Li DG, Xia FD, Khosravi H, Dewan AK, Pallin DJ, Baugh CW, Laskowski K, Joyce C, Mostaghimi A.

Hospital-Level Care at Home for Acutely Ill Adults: a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Levine DM, Ouchi K, Blanchfield B, Diamond K, Licurse A, Pu CT, Schnipper JL.

ECG Predictors of Cardiac Arrhythmias in Older Adults With Syncope. Nishijima DK, Lin AL, Weiss RE, Yagapen AN, Malveau SE, Adler DH, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Caterino JM, Clark CL, Diercks DB, Hollander JE, Nicks BA, Shah MN, Stiffler KA, Storrow AB, Wilber ST, Sun BC.

Measuring Emergency Department Acuity. Yiadom MYAB, Baugh CW, Barrett TW, Liu X, Storrow AB, Vogus TJ, Tiwari V, Slovis CM, Russ S, Liu D; ED Operations Study Group 2015.


The prevalence of nasal obstruction as a consideration in the treatment of opioid overdose. Weiner SG, Joyce AR, Thomson HN.

Comparing Freestanding Emergency Departments, Hospital-Based Emergency Departments, and Urgent Care in Texas: Apples, Oranges, or Lemons? Schuur JD, Yealy DM, Callaham ML.

Lost in Thought – The Limits of the Human Mind and the Future of Medicine. Obermeyer Z, Lee TH.

Measuring Emergency Department Patient Population Acuity. Yiadom MYAB, Baugh CW, Barrett TW, Liu X, Storrow AB, Vogus TJ, Tiwari V, Slovis CM, Russ S, Liu D; ED Operations Study Group 2015.

Hospital Strategies for Reducing Emergency Department Crowding: A Mixed-Methods Study. Chang AM, Cohen DJ, Lin A, Augustine J, Handel DA, Howell E, Kim H, Pines JM, Schuur JD, McConnell KJ, Sun BC.

Change in Care Transition Practice for Patients with Non-Specific Chest Pain after ED Evaluation 2006-2012. Yiadom MYAB, Jenkins CA, Baugh CW, Collins SP, Bhatia MC, Dittus RS, Storrow AB.

A Historical Perspective on Presentations of Hypertensive Acute Heart Failure. Darling CE, Sun JE, Goldberg J, Pang P, Baugh CW, Lessard D, McManus DD.

The “Surprise Question” Asked of Emergency Physicians May Predict 12-Month Mortality among Older Emergency Department Patients. Ouchi K, Jambaulikar G, George NR, Xu W, Obermeyer Z, Aaronson EL, Schuur JD, Schonberg MA, Tulsky JA, Block SD.

Observation Medicine: Providing Safe and Cost-Effective Care Beyond the Emergency Department. Baugh CW, Wilkerson RG.

The Establishment and Management of an Observation Unit. Conley J, Bohan JS, Baugh CW.

Does Machine Learning Automate Moral Hazard and Error? Mullainathan S, Obermeyer Z.

A Custom-Developed Emergency Department Provider Electronic Documentation System Reduces Operational Efficiency. Feblowitz J, Takhar SS, Ward MJ, Ribeira R, Landman AB.

Preliminary Performance on the New CMS Sepsis-1 National Quality Measure: Early Insights From the Emergency Quality Network (E-QUAL). Venkatesh AK, Slesinger T, Whittle J, Osborn T, Aaronson E, Rothenberg C, Tarrant N, Goyal P, Yealy DM, Schuur JD.

Association between rivaroxaban use and length of hospital stay, treatment costs and early outcomes in patients with pulmonary embolism: a systematic review of real-world studies. Kohn CG, Fermann GJ, Peacock WF, Wells PS, Baugh CW, Ashton V, Crivera C, Schein JR, Wildgoose P, Coleman CI.

Cross-validation of short forms of the Screener and Opioid Assessment for Patients with Pain-Revised (SOAPP-R)Finkelman MD, Jamison RN, Kulich RJ, Butler SF, Jackson WC, Smits N, Weiner SG.

Systematic review of emergency medicine clinical practice guidelines: Implications for research and policy. Venkatesh AK, Savage D, Sandefur B, Bernard KR, Rothenberg C, Schuur JD.

Index to Predict In-hospital Mortality in Older Adults after Non-traumatic Emergency Department Intubations. Ouchi K, Hohnmann S, Goto T, Ueda P, Aaronson EL, Pallin DJ, Testa MA, Tulsky JA, Schuur JD, Schonberg MA.

Early death after emergency department discharge in patients with psychiatric illness. Chang BP, Pany MJ, Obermeyer Z.

The Effect of Opioid Prescribing Guidelines on Prescriptions by Emergency Physicians in Ohio. Weiner SG, Baker O, Poon SJ, Rodgers AF, Garner C, Nelson LS, Schuur JD.

Emergency Department Query for Patient-Centered Approaches to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity : The EQUALITY Study. Haider AH, Schneider EB, Kodadek LM, Adler RR, Ranjit A, Torain M, Shields RY, Snyder C, Schuur JD, Vail L, German D, Peterson S, Lau BD.

Identification of Emergency Department Visits in Medicare Administrative Claims: Approaches and Implications. Venkatesh AK, Mei H, Kocher KE, Granovsky M, Obermeyer Z, Spatz ES, Rothenberg C, Krumholz HM, Lin Z.

Minimizing Attrition for Multisite Emergency Care Research. Nicks BA, Shah MN, Adler DH, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Caterino JM, Clark CL, Diercks DB, Hollander JE, Malveau SE, Nishijima DK, Stiffler KA, Storrow AB, Wilber ST, Yagapen AN, Sun BC.

Accuracy of Current Diagnostic Criteria for Acute Bacterial Infection in Older Adults in the Emergency Department. Caterino JM, Leininger R, Kline DM, Southerland LT, Khaligdina S, Baugh CW, Pallin DJ, Stevenson KB.

Management of Major Bleeding Events in Patients Treated With Dabigatran for Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: A Retrospective, Multicenter Review. Milling TJ, Fromm C, Ganetsky M, Pallin DJ, Cong J, Singer AJ.

The Opioid Crisis and Its Consequences. Weiner SG, Malek SK, Price CN.

Opioid Prescriptions by Specialty in Ohio, 2010-2014. Weiner SG, Baker O, Rodgers AF, Garner C, Nelson LS, Kreiner PW, Schuur JD.

Hospital length-of-stay and costs among pulmonary embolism patients treated with rivaroxaban versus parenteral bridging to warfarin. Weeda ER, Wells PS, Peacock WF, Fermann GJ, Baugh CW, Ashton V, Crivera C, Wildgoose P, Schein JR, Coleman CI.

Is It Okay To Ask: Transgender Patient Perspectives on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Collection in Healthcare. Maragh-Bass AC, Torain M, Adler R, Ranjit A, Schneider E, Shields R, Kodadek LM, Snyder C, German D, Peterson S, Schuur J, Lau B, Haider AH.

Risks, Benefits, and Importance of Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data in Healthcare Settings: A Multi-Method Analysis of Patient and Provider Perspectives. Maragh-Bass AC, Torain M, Adler R, Schneider E, Ranjit A, Kodadek LM, Shields R, German D, Snyder C, Peterson S, Schuur J, Lau B, Haider AH.

Emergency Physician Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior regarding ACEP’s Choosing Wisely Recommendations: A Survey Study. Lin MP, Nguyen T, Probst MA, Richardson LD, Schuur JD.

The Benefits and Challenges of an Interfaced Electronic Health Record and Laboratory Information System: Effects on Laboratory Processes. Petrides AK, Bixho I, Goonan EM, Bates DW, Shaykevich S, Lipsitz SR, Landman AB, Tanasijevic MJ, Melanson SE.

Management of Major Bleeding Events in Patients Treated With Dabigatran for Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: A Retrospective, Multicenter Review. Milling TJ, Fromm C, Ganetsky M, Pallin DJ, Cong J, Singer AJ.

Use of Intranasal Naloxone by Basic Life Support Providers. Weiner SG, Mitchell PM, Temin ES, Langlois BK, Dyer KS.

Performance of Emergency Department Screening Criteria for an Early ECG to Identify ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Yiadom MY, Baugh CW, McWade CM, Liu X, Song KJ, Patterson BW, Jenkins CA, Tanski M, Mills AM, Salazar G, Wang TJ, Dittus RS, Liu D, Storrow AB.

Early death after discharge from emergency departments: analysis of national US insurance claims data. Obermeyer Z, Cohn B, Wilson M, Jena AB, Cutler DM.


Shared Decision Making to Support the Provision of Palliative and End-of-Life Care in the Emergency Department: A Consensus Statement and Research Agenda. George NR, Kryworuchko J, Hunold KM, Ouchi K, Berman A, Wright R, Grudzen CR, Kovalerchik O, LeFebvre EM, Lindor RA, Quest TE, Schmidt TA, Sussman T, Vandenbroucke A, Volandes AE, Platts-Mills TF.

Preparing Older Adults with Serious Illness to Formulate Their Goals for Medical Care in the Emergency Department.  Ouchi K, Knabben V, Rivera-Reyes L, Ganta N, Gelfman LP, Sudore R, Hwang U

Implementation of a Risk Stratification and Management Pathway for Acute Chest Pain in the Emergency Department. Baugh CW, Greenberg JO, Mahler SA, Kosowsky JM, Schuur JD, Parmar S, Ciociolo GR Jr, Carr CW, Ghazinouri R, Scirica BM.

Feasibility Testing of an Emergency Department Screening Tool to identify Older Adults Appropriate for Palliative Care Consultation. Ouchi K, Block SD, Schonberg MA, Jamieson ES, Aaronson EL, Pallin DJ, Tulsky JA, Schuur JD.

Predicting the Future- Big Data, Machine Learning, and Clinical Medicine.      Obermeyer Z, Emanuel EJ.

The Prevalence of Inpatients at Thirty-Three U.S. Hospitals Appropriate for and Receiving Referral to Palliative Care. Szekendi MK, Vaughn J, Lal A, Ouchi K, Williams MV.

The Price of Waiting: What Can a Province Buy for $109 Million?
Schuur, JD and Venkatesh, AK.

Emergency Care Use and the Medicare Hospice Benefit for Individuals with Cancer with a Poor Prognosis.
Obermeyer Z, Clarke AC, Makar M, Schuur JD, Cutler DM.

Access to In-Network Emergency Physicians and Emergency Departments Within Federally Qualified Health Plans in 2015
Dorner, SC, Camargo, CA, Schuur JD, Raja, AS.


Best Practices for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs in the Emergency Department Setting: Results of an Expert Panel
Greenwood-Ericksen MB, Poon SJ, Nelson LS, Weiner SG, Schuur JD.

Advancing the Use of Administrative Data for Emergency Department Diagnostic Imaging Research.
Kuehl DR, Berhdal CT, Jackson TD, Venkatesh AK, Mistry RD, Bhargavan-Chatfield M, Raukar NP, Carr BG, Schuur JD, Kocher KE.

Atrial Fibrillation Emergency Department Observation Protocol.
Baugh CW
, Epstein LM, Schuur JD, Novaleski CK, Gayoski DA, Kosowsky JM, Andrews JR, Dwyer RC, Rocchio MA, Culbreth SE, Drane MA, Miller D, Scirica BM.

Policy Measures and Reimbursement for Emergency Medical Imaging in the Era of Payment Reform: Proceedings From a Panel Discussion of the 2015 Academic Emergency Medicine Consensus Conference.
Berdahl C, Schuur JD, Fisher NL, Burstin H, Pines JM.

Emergency Department Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Prevention: Multisite Qualitative Study of Perceived Risks and Implemented Strategies.
Carter EJ, Pallin DJ, Mandel L, Sinnette C, Schuur JD.

Morbidity and Mortality Conference in Emergency Medicine Residencies and the Culture of Safety
Aaronson EL, Wittels KA, Nadel ES, Schuur JD

Emergency department quality and safety indicators in resource-limited settings: an environmental survey.
Aaronson EL, Marsh RH, Guha M, Schuur JD, Rouhani SA.

National Cost Savings From Observation Unit Management of Syncope
Baugh CW, Liang LJ, Probst MA, Sun BC.

Mandatory use of prescription drug monitoring programs.
Haffajee RL, Jena AB, Weiner SG.

Opioid Prescribing in a Cross Section of US Emergency Departments
Hoppe JA, Nelson LS, Perrone J, Weiner SG

The Potential for Clinical Decision Support to Improve Emergency Care.
Landman AB.

Physician Characteristics Strongly Predict Patient Enrollment In Hospice.
Obermeyer Z, Powers BW, Makar M, Keating NL, Cutler DM.

Cost savings associated with expanded hospice use in Medicare.
Powers BW, Makar M, Jain SH, Cutler DM, Obermeyer Z.

Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients with suspected acute nontraumatic thoracic aortic dissection.
Diercks DB, Promes SB, Schuur JD, Shah K, Valente JH, Cantrill SV.

Emergency department performance measures updates: proceedings of the 2014 emergency department benchmarking alliance consensus summit.
Wiler JL, Welch S, Pines J, Schuur J, Jouriles N, Stone-Griffith S.

Variation in US hospital emergency department admission rates by clinical condition.
Venkatesh AK, Dai Y, Ross JS, Schuur JD, Capp R, Krumholz HM.

Chronic Pain Patients’ Impressions of an Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing Guideline Poster.
Weiner SG
, Yannopoulos PF, Lu C.


Death or revascularization among nonadmitted ED patients with low-positive vs negative troponin T results.
Baugh CW,
Kosowsky JM, Morrow DA, Sonis JD, Gold AG, Ronan CE, Pallin DJ.

Key operational characteristics in emergency department observation units: a comparative study between sites in the United States and Asia.
Komindr A, Baugh CW, Grossman SA, Bohan JS.

What Emergency Physicians Can Do to Reduce Unnecessary Coagulation Testing in Patients with Chest Pain
Lin M, Schuur JD.

A High-Value Diagnostic Approach to Low-Back Pain
Lin M, Schuur JD.

Streetlights and quality measures for stroke.
Newman DH, Schuur JD.

Association between the Medicare hospice benefit and health care utilization and costs for patients with poor-prognosis cancer.
Obermeyer Z, Makar M, Abujaber S, Dominici F, Block S, Cutler DM.

Initiating palliative care consults for advanced dementia patients in the emergency department.
Ouchi K
, Wu M, Medairos R, Grudzen CR, Balsells H, Marcus D, Whitson M, Ahmad D, Duprey K, Mancherje N, Bloch H, Jaffrey F, Liberman T.

Urinalysis in Acute Care of Adults: Pitfalls in Testing and Interpreting Results
Pallin DJ,
Ronan C, Montazeri K,  Wai K,  Gold A,  Parmar S,  Schuur JD.

Variability of contact precaution policies in US emergency departments.
Pallin DJ,
Camargo CA Jr, Yokoe DS, Espinola JA, Schuur JD.

Overcrowded emergency departments: is sunlight enough of a disinfectant?
Schuur JD.

A top-five list for emergency medicine: a pilot project to improve the value of emergency care.
Schuur JD,
Carney DP, Lyn ET, Raja AS, Michael JA, Ross NG, Venkatesh AK.

Urinary catheter use and appropriateness in U.S. emergency departments, 1995-2010.
Schuur JD,
Chambers JG, Hou PC.

Randomized clinical trial of an emergency department observation syncope protocol versus routine inpatient admission.
Sun BC, McCreath H, Liang LJ, Bohan S, Baugh C, Ragsdale L, Henderson SO, Clark C, Bastani A, Keeler E, An R, Mangione CM.

Hospital and emergency department factors associated with variations in missed diagnosis and costs for patients age 65 years and older with acute myocardial infarction who present to emergency departments.
Wilson M, Welch J, Schuur J, O’Laughlin K, Cutler D.

Infection prevention practices in Swedish emergency departments: results from a cross-sectional survey.
Yanagizawa-Drott L, Kurland L, Schuur JD.


Observation care.
Baugh CW, Schuur JD.

Observation care–high-value care or a cost-shifting loophole?
Baugh CW, Schuur JD.

Information technology improves Emergency Department patient discharge instructions completeness and performance on a national quality measure: a quasi-experimental study.
Bell EJ, Takhar SS, Beloff JR, Schuur JD, Landman AB.

Quality measurement in the emergency department: past and future.
Schuur JD, Hsia RY, Burstin H, Schull MJ, Pines JM.

Preventable acute care spending for medicare patients.
Weiner SG,
Smulowitz PB.