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    • Emergency department quality and safety indicators in resource-limited settings: an environmental survey 

      Aaronson, Emily L.; Marsh, Regan H.; Guha, Moytrayee; Schuur, Jeremiah D.; Rouhani, Shada A. (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2015)
      Background: As global emergency care grows, practical and effective performance measures are needed to ensure high quality care. Our objective was to systematically catalog and classify metrics that have been used to measure ...
    • Estimates of Electronic Medical Records in U.S. Emergency Departments 

      Geisler, Benjamin P.; Schuur, Jeremiah D; Pallin, Daniel J. (Public Library of Science, 2010)
      Background: Policymakers advocate universal electronic medical records (EMRs) and propose incentives for “meaningful use” of EMRs. Though emergency departments (EDs) are particularly sensitive to the benefits and unintended ...
    • Morbidity and Mortality Conference in Emergency Medicine Residencies and the Culture of Safety 

      Aaronson, Emily L.; Wittels, Kathleen A.; Nadel, Eric S.; Schuur, Jeremiah D. (Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, 2015)
      Introduction: Morbidity and mortality conferences (M+M) are a traditional part of residency training and mandated by the Accreditation Counsel of Graduate Medical Education. This study’s objective was to determine the ...
    • Physician Quality Reporting System Program Updates and the Impact on Emergency Medicine Practice 

      Wiler, Jennifer L.; Granovsky, Michael; Cantrill, Stephen V.; Newell, Richard; Venkatesh, Arjun K.; Schuur, Jeremiah D. (Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, 2016)
      In 2007, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) created a novel payment program to create incentives for physician’s to focus on quality of care measures and report quality performance for the first time. ...
    • Systematic Review of Emergency Department Central Venous and Arterial Catheter Infection 

      LeMaster, Christopher H.; Agrawal, Ashish T.; Hou, Peter Chuanyi; Schuur, Jeremiah D (Springer-Verlag, 2010)
      Background: There is an extensive critical care literature for central venous catheter and arterial line infection, duration of catheterization, and compliance with infection control procedures. The emergency medicine ...
    • Trends in Hospital Admission and Surgical Procedures Following ED visits for Diverticulitis 

      Greenwood-Ericksen, Margaret B.; Havens, Joaquim M.; Ma, Jiemin; Weissman, Joel S.; Schuur, Jeremiah D. (Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, 2016)
      Introduction: Diverticulitis is a common diagnosis in the emergency department (ED). Outpatient management of diverticulitis is safe in selected patients, yet the rates of admission and surgical procedures following ED ...
    • Variation in the Use of Observation Status Evaluation in Massachusetts Acute Care Hospitals, 2003-2006 

      Schuur, Jeremiah D; Venkatesh, Arjun; Bohan, John Stephen (Springer-Verlag, 2010)
      Background Observation evaluation is an alternate pathway to inpatient admission following Emergency Department (ED) assessment. Aims We aimed to describe the variation in observation use and charges between acute care ...