Journal Articles


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.