S Nicole Hastings

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Frequency and predictors of adverse health outcomes in older Medicare beneficiaries discharged from the emergency department
    S Nicole Hastings
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Care 46:771-7. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Older veterans and emergency department discharge information
    Susan Hastings
    HSR and D, MC 152, Durham VAMC, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:835-42. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Older patients' understanding of emergency department discharge information and its relationship with adverse outcomes
    Susan N Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Patient Saf 7:19-25. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Emergency department visits in Veterans Affairs medical facilities
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:e215-23. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Exploring patterns of health service use in older emergency department patients
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and Geriatrics Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1086-92. 2010
  6. pmc Emergency department discharge diagnosis and adverse health outcomes in older adults
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1856-61. 2009
  7. pmc Frailty predicts some but not all adverse outcomes in older adults discharged from the emergency department
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1651-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Does lack of social support lead to more ED visits for older adults?
    S Nicole Hastings
    Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:454-61. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of interventions to improve outcomes for elders discharged from the emergency department
    Susan N Hastings
    Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:978-86. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Quality of pharmacotherapy and outcomes for older veterans discharged from the emergency department
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:875-80. 2008

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Frequency and predictors of adverse health outcomes in older Medicare beneficiaries discharged from the emergency department
    S Nicole Hastings
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Care 46:771-7. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the frequency and predictors of adverse outcomes among older adults discharged from the ED...
  2. ncbi request reprint Older veterans and emergency department discharge information
    Susan Hastings
    HSR and D, MC 152, Durham VAMC, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:835-42. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Older patients' understanding of emergency department discharge information and its relationship with adverse outcomes
    Susan N Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Patient Saf 7:19-25. 2011
    ..To describe older patients' understanding of emergency department (ED) discharge information and to explore the relationship between understanding of ED discharge information and adverse outcomes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Emergency department visits in Veterans Affairs medical facilities
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:e215-23. 2011
    ..To identify the frequency of, and risk factors for, repeat emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations following a treat-andrelease ED visit in patients from Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMCs)...
  5. doi request reprint Exploring patterns of health service use in older emergency department patients
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and Geriatrics Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1086-92. 2010
    ..Study objectives were to identify groups of older patients with similar patterns of health care use in the 12 months preceding an index outpatient emergency department (ED) visit and to identify patient-level predictors of group membership...
  6. pmc Emergency department discharge diagnosis and adverse health outcomes in older adults
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1856-61. 2009
    ..To determine the relationship between the reason for an emergency department (ED) visit and subsequent risk of adverse health outcomes in older adults discharged from the ED...
  7. pmc Frailty predicts some but not all adverse outcomes in older adults discharged from the emergency department
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1651-7. 2008
    ..To determine whether frail older adults, based on a deficit accumulation index (DAI), are at greater risk of adverse outcomes after discharge from the emergency department (ED)...
  8. doi request reprint Does lack of social support lead to more ED visits for older adults?
    S Nicole Hastings
    Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:454-61. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of interventions to improve outcomes for elders discharged from the emergency department
    Susan N Hastings
    Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:978-86. 2005
    ..To evaluate the evidence for interventions designed to improve outcomes for elders discharged from the emergency department (ED)...
  10. doi request reprint Quality of pharmacotherapy and outcomes for older veterans discharged from the emergency department
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:875-80. 2008
    ..To determine whether suboptimal pharmacotherapy increases the risk of adverse outcomes in older adults discharged from the emergency department (ED)...
  11. ncbi request reprint After-hours calls from long-term care facilities in a geriatric medicine training program
    S Nicole Hastings
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1989-94. 2007
    ..To describe after-hours telephone calls from nurses in long-term care (LTC) facilities to doctors in a geriatric medicine training program...
  12. pmc Adverse health outcomes after discharge from the emergency department--incidence and risk factors in a veteran population
    S Nicole Hastings
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1527-31. 2007
    ..An Emergency Department (ED) visit represents a time of significant risk for an older adult; however, little is known about adverse outcomes after an ED visit in the VA system...
  13. ncbi request reprint The quality of pharmacotherapy in older veterans discharged from the emergency department or urgent care clinic
    S Nicole Hastings
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1339-48. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of the TrAC (Tracking After-hours Calls) database: a tool to collect longitudinal data on after-hours telephone calls in long-term care
    S Nicole Hastings
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:178-82. 2007
    ..The authors describe the development and implementation of the TrAC (Tracking After-hours Calls) system, an electronic database designed to collect longitudinal data on after-hours telephone calls from LTC facilities...
  15. doi request reprint A quality improvement program to enhance after-hours telephone communication between nurses and physicians in a long-term care facility
    Heather E Whitson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1080-6. 2008
    ..To determine whether satisfaction of on-site nurses with after-hours telephone communication with off-site physicians improved in one long-term care (LTC) facility after a nurse-oriented intervention...
  16. ncbi request reprint Inter-disciplinary focus groups on telephone medicine: a quality improvement initiative
    Heather E Whitson
    Geriatrics Division, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3003, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:407-11. 2006
    ..To identify opportunities for quality improvement in long-term care telephone medicine using a model of interdisciplinary focus groups...
  17. pmc Health care utilization before and after an outpatient ED visit in older people
    Carolyn Horney
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:135-42. 2012
    ..Older adults in the United States receive a significant amount of care in the emergency department (ED), yet the associations between ED and other types of health care utilization have not been adequately studied in this population...
  18. pmc Black-white disparity in disability: the role of medical conditions
    Heather E Whitson
    Duke Aging Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:844-50. 2011
    ..To describe the independent contributions of selected medical conditions to the disparity between black and white people in disability rates, controlling for demographic and socioeconomic factors...
  19. pmc The Junior Faculty Laboratory: an innovative model of peer mentoring
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Acad Med 86:1577-82. 2011
    ..The authors present the JFL as an innovative, mentoring model that can be reproduced by other junior faculty seeking to foster collegial relationships with peers while simultaneously enhancing their career development...
  20. doi request reprint Pilot study: individualized training for caregivers of hospitalized older veterans
    Cristina C Hendrix
    Durham Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC 27710, USA
    Nurs Res 60:436-41. 2011
    ..The hospital-to-home transition represents a vulnerable time for older veterans who are more medically and socioeconomically challenged than the general population of older adults...