Ali S Raja

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Publications

  1. pmc Abdominal imaging utilization in the emergency department: trends over two decades
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:19. 2011
  2. pmc The use of sleep aids among Emergency Medicine residents: a web based survey
    Daniel A Handel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:136. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Imaging utilization during explosive multiple casualty incidents
    Ali S Raja
    445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433, USA
    J Trauma 68:1421-4. 2010
  4. pmc Effect of computerized clinical decision support on the use and yield of CT pulmonary angiography in the emergency department
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging and Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Neville House 312 E, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 262:468-74. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Effects of Performance Feedback Reports on Adherence to Evidence-Based Guidelines in Use of CT for Evaluation of Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency Department: A Randomized Trial
    Ali S Raja
    1 Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 205:936-40. 2015
  6. pmc Does clinical decision support reduce unwarranted variation in yield of CT pulmonary angiogram?
    Luciano M Prevedello
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    Am J Med 126:975-81. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Variation in use of head computed tomography by emergency physicians
    Luciano M Prevedello
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 125:356-64. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Impact of clinical decision support on head computed tomography use in patients with mild traumatic brain injury in the ED
    Ivan K Ip
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 33:320-5. 2015
  9. pmc Radiology utilization in the emergency department: trends of the past 2 decades
    Ali S Raja
    1 Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 203:355-60. 2014
  10. pmc Effect of clinical decision support on documented guideline adherence for head CT in emergency department patients with mild traumatic brain injury
    Anurag Gupta
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:e347-51. 2014

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Publications27

  1. pmc Abdominal imaging utilization in the emergency department: trends over two decades
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:19. 2011
    ..To assess patterns of use of abdominal imaging in the emergency department (ED) from 1990 to 2009...
  2. pmc The use of sleep aids among Emergency Medicine residents: a web based survey
    Daniel A Handel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:136. 2006
    ..Recent studies have highlighted medical errors due to resident sleep deprivation. We hypothesized residents routinely use pharmacologic sleep aids to manage their sleep deprivation and reduce sleepiness...
  3. doi request reprint Imaging utilization during explosive multiple casualty incidents
    Ali S Raja
    445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433, USA
    J Trauma 68:1421-4. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that a much higher number of patients received imaging than has been reported previously in the literature...
  4. pmc Effect of computerized clinical decision support on the use and yield of CT pulmonary angiography in the emergency department
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging and Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Neville House 312 E, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 262:468-74. 2012
    ..To determine the effect of evidence-based clinical decision support (CDS) on the use and yield of computed tomographic (CT) pulmonary angiography for acute pulmonary embolism (PE) in the emergency department (ED)...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of Performance Feedback Reports on Adherence to Evidence-Based Guidelines in Use of CT for Evaluation of Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency Department: A Randomized Trial
    Ali S Raja
    1 Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 205:936-40. 2015
    ....
  6. pmc Does clinical decision support reduce unwarranted variation in yield of CT pulmonary angiogram?
    Luciano M Prevedello
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    Am J Med 126:975-81. 2013
    ..We evaluated clinical decision support effect on intra- and inter-physician variability in the yield of pulmonary embolism computed tomography (PE-CT) in this setting...
  7. doi request reprint Variation in use of head computed tomography by emergency physicians
    Luciano M Prevedello
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 125:356-64. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that there was significant variation in the rates of physician head CT use, both overall and for patients diagnosed with atraumatic headaches...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of clinical decision support on head computed tomography use in patients with mild traumatic brain injury in the ED
    Ivan K Ip
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 33:320-5. 2015
    ..We examined the impact of computerized clinical decision support (CDS) on head CT utilization in MTBI emergency department (ED) visits...
  9. pmc Radiology utilization in the emergency department: trends of the past 2 decades
    Ali S Raja
    1 Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 203:355-60. 2014
    ..The objective of our study was to assess radiology utilization trends for emergency department (ED) patients from 1993 through 2012...
  10. pmc Effect of clinical decision support on documented guideline adherence for head CT in emergency department patients with mild traumatic brain injury
    Anurag Gupta
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:e347-51. 2014
    ..Implementation of the CDS was associated with a 56% relative increase in documented adherence to evidence-based guidelines for imaging in ED patients with MTBI. ..
  11. pmc Impact of IT-enabled intervention on MRI use for back pain
    Ivan K Ip
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    Am J Med 127:512-8.e1. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a multifaceted, clinical decision support (CDS)-enabled intervention on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) use in adult primary care patients with low back pain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Integrated response to the dynamic threat of school violence
    David W Callaway
    Beth Israel Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 25:464-70. 2010
    ..The participants recommended several steps to address these gaps in preparedness, training, responses, and recovery...
  13. pmc Assessing 2 D-dimer age-adjustment strategies to optimize computed tomographic use in ED evaluation of pulmonary embolism
    Anurag Gupta
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brookline, MA Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 32:1499-502. 2014
    ....
  14. pmc Effect of Evidence-based Clinical Decision Support on the Use and Yield of CT Pulmonary Angiographic Imaging in Hospitalized Patients
    Ruth M Dunne
    From the Center for Evidence Based Imaging R M D, I K I, E F G, A S R, R K, Department of Radiology R M D, I K I, E F G, A S R, A H, R K, Department of Medicine I K I, E F G, Department of Emergency Medicine A S R, and Brigham and Women s Physician Organization S A, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 20 Kent St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02120
    Radiology 276:167-74. 2015
    ..To determine the effect of clinical decision support (CDS) on the use and yield of inpatient computed tomographic (CT) pulmonary angiography for acute pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  15. doi request reprint Use of Public Data to Target Variation in Providers' Use of CT and MR Imaging among Medicare Beneficiaries
    Ivan K Ip
    From the Center for Evidence based Imaging I K I, A S R, R K, Department of Radiology I K I, A S R, S E S, R K, Department of Medicine I K I, K E J, Department of Surgery A A G, and Department of Emergency Medicine A S R, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 20 Kent St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02120 Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass A A G, K E J and VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Mass K E J
    Radiology 275:718-24. 2015
    ..To examine geographic variation in providers' use of diagnostic imaging to identify potential targets for quality improvement initiatives after adjusting for imaging referral across hospital referral regions (HRRs)...
  16. pmc The use of decision support to measure documented adherence to a national imaging quality measure
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 20 Kent St 2nd Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brookline, MA Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brookline, MA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Acad Radiol 21:378-83. 2014
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  17. pmc Using a medical simulation center as an electronic health record usability laboratory
    Adam B Landman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:558-63. 2014
    ..EHRs can be successfully integrated into existing simulation centers, which may provide realistic environments for usability testing, training, and evaluation of human-computer interactions. ..
  18. pmc Examining clinical decision support integrity: is clinician self-reported data entry accurate?
    Anurag Gupta
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:23-6. 2014
    ..Quality improvement methods, including academic detailing and improved integration between electronic medical record and CDS to minimize redundant data entry, may be necessary to optimize adoption of evidence presented through CDS. ..
  19. doi request reprint Negative appendectomy rate in the era of CT: an 18-year perspective
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 256:460-5. 2010
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Impact of a clinical decision support tool on adherence to the Ottawa Ankle Rules
    Patricia C Silveira
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 34:412-8. 2016
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  21. doi request reprint Use of CT and MRI in emergency department patients with acute pancreatitis
    Atul B Shinagare
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 40:272-7. 2015
    ..Assess the utility of CT and MRI in patients with acute pancreatitis (AP) presenting to emergency department (ED)...
  22. doi request reprint A top-five list for emergency medicine: a pilot project to improve the value of emergency care
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts2Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    JAMA Intern Med 174:509-15. 2014
    ..CONCLUSIONS AND RELEVANCE Our TEP identified clinical actions that are of low value and within the control of ED health care providers. This method can be used to identify additional actionable targets of overuse in emergency medicine. ..
  23. doi request reprint The role of nontechnical skills in simulated trauma resuscitation
    Alexandra Briggs
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Surg Educ 72:732-9. 2015
    ..The effects of team leader's nontechnical skills (NTSs) on technical performance have not been thoroughly studied. We hypothesized that team's and team leader's NTSs correlate with technical performance of clinical tasks...
  24. doi request reprint Structured physician order entry for trauma CT: value in improving clinical information transfer and billing efficiency
    Jeremy R Wortman
    1 Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 203:1242-8. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure the effects of use of a structured physician order entry system for trauma CT on the communication of clinical information and on coding practices and reimbursement efficiency...
  25. doi request reprint The Boston Marathon bombing: after-action review of the Brigham and Women's Hospital emergency radiology response
    John Brunner
    From the Department of Radiology, Emergency Radiology Section J B, T C R, A A C, A s, Department of Emergency Medicine E G, A S R, and Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Burn, and Surgical Critical Care J M H, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    Radiology 273:78-87. 2014
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  26. ncbi request reprint Emergency department management of patients on novel oral anticoagulant agents
    Ali S Raja
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Emerg Med Pract 15:1-18; quiz 18-9. 2013
    ..This review examines the evidence on the use and risks of enriched clotting factor preparations as well as the clinical and laboratory evaluation that will guide their management...
  27. pmc The hazard of software updates to clinical workstations: a natural experiment
    Adam B Landman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:e187-90. 2013
    ..Maintaining hazard analyses and rigorously testing all software updates to clinical workstations, including seemingly minor web-browser updates, are important to minimize the risk of unintended consequences...