Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Mammography use among women ages 40-49 after the 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendationLauren D Block
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument St, Room 2 604, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
J Gen Intern Med 28:1447-53. 2013..In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force changed its recommendation regarding screening mammography in average-risk women aged 40-49 years...
- In the wake of the 2003 and 2011 duty hours regulations, how do internal medicine interns spend their time?Lauren Block
Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2024 E Monument St, Room 2 604, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
J Gen Intern Med 28:1042-7. 2013..At the same time, interns wrestle with the effects of electronic medical record systems, including documentation needs and availability of an ever-increasing amount of stored patient data...
- Does access to comprehensive outpatient care alter patterns of emergency department utilization among uninsured patients in East Baltimore?Lauren Block
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
J Prim Care Community Health 4:143-7. 2013..The annual number of emergency department (ED) visits in the United States increased 23% between 1997 and 2007. The uninsured and those with chronic medical conditions are high users of emergency care...
- Identifying patient, community and program specific barriers to free specialty care utilization by uninsured patients in East BaltimoreCatherine Handy
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:688-96. 2013..Improving communication from program coordinators and enrollment strategies may help to improve utilization of free care programs by the uninsured...
- Residency schedule, burnout and patient care among first-year residentsLauren Block
Department of Medicine, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Lake Success, New York 11042, USA
Postgrad Med J 89:495-500. 2013..The 2011 US Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) mandates reaffirm the need to design residency schedules to augment patient safety and minimise resident fatigue...
- Inpatient safety outcomes following the 2011 residency work-hour reformLauren Block
Division of General Internal Medicine, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Lake Success, New York Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
J Hosp Med 9:347-52. 2014..The impact of the 2011 residency work-hour reforms on patient safety is not known...
- On higher ground: ethical reasoning and its relationship with error disclosureAlexander Putnam Cole
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
BMJ Qual Saf 22:580-5. 2013..We examined whether scores on a test of ethical reasoning were associated with greater willingness to disclose errors...