Eric Howell

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hospitalist bed management effecting throughput from the emergency department to the intensive care unit
    Eric Howell
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Crit Care 25:184-9. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Active bed management by hospitalists and emergency department throughput
    Eric Howell
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:804-11. 2008
  3. pmc Hospitalists and an innovative emergency department admission process
    Eric E Howell
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:266-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Project BOOST Implementation: Lessons Learned
    Mark V Williams
    From the Department of Internal Medicine, the Center for Health Services Research, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Division of Hospital Medicine, The Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, Society of Hospital Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Harvard University School of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Division of Hospital Medicine, Singapore Health Services, HealthcareLeadership College, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore, and Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado, Denver
    South Med J 107:455-65. 2014
  5. doi request reprint A quality improvement intervention to facilitate the transition of older adults from three hospitals back to their homes
    Param Dedhia
    Department of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1540-6. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint What happens to the medication regimens of older adults during and after an acute hospitalization?
    Ché Matthew Harris
    Department of Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Patient Saf 9:150-3. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A case-based teaching module combined with audit and feedback to improve the quality of consultations
    Renee Wright
    Collaborative Inpatient Medicine Service, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:486-9. 2009
  8. pmc Morbidity and mortality conference, grand rounds, and the ACGME's core competencies
    Steven J Kravet
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1192-4. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Project BOOST: effectiveness of a multihospital effort to reduce rehospitalization
    Luke O Hansen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:421-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Peer assessment of professional performance by hospitalist physicians
    Harjit K Bhogal
    From the Division of Hospital Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    South Med J 105:254-8. 2012

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Hospitalist bed management effecting throughput from the emergency department to the intensive care unit
    Eric Howell
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Crit Care 25:184-9. 2010
    ..Emergency department (ED) patients in need of an intensive care unit (ICU) admission are very sick. Reducing the length of time to get these patients into ICU beds is associated with improved outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Active bed management by hospitalists and emergency department throughput
    Eric Howell
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:804-11. 2008
    ..When emergency departments are overcrowded, ambulances are diverted. Interventions focused primarily on emergency departments have had limited success...
  3. pmc Hospitalists and an innovative emergency department admission process
    Eric E Howell
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:266-8. 2004
    ..Postintervention, admission times averaged 18 minutes for transfer to the ward compared to 2.5 hours preintervention, while pre- and postintervention length of stay and mortality rates remained similar...
  4. ncbi request reprint Project BOOST Implementation: Lessons Learned
    Mark V Williams
    From the Department of Internal Medicine, the Center for Health Services Research, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Division of Hospital Medicine, The Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, Society of Hospital Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Harvard University School of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Division of Hospital Medicine, Singapore Health Services, HealthcareLeadership College, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore, and Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado, Denver
    South Med J 107:455-65. 2014
    ..Finally, we examined the impact of intensification of the physician mentoring model on adoption of BOOST interventions in two later Illinois cohorts (27 hospitals)...
  5. doi request reprint A quality improvement intervention to facilitate the transition of older adults from three hospitals back to their homes
    Param Dedhia
    Department of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1540-6. 2009
    ..To study the feasibility and effectiveness of a discharge planning intervention...
  6. ncbi request reprint What happens to the medication regimens of older adults during and after an acute hospitalization?
    Ché Matthew Harris
    Department of Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Patient Saf 9:150-3. 2013
    ..Hospitalized elderly patients are at risk for medication errors and nonadherence when discharged home...
  7. doi request reprint A case-based teaching module combined with audit and feedback to improve the quality of consultations
    Renee Wright
    Collaborative Inpatient Medicine Service, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:486-9. 2009
    ..Medical consultation is an integral part of hospitalist physicians' practice, yet there is no uniform training to achieve competency in this area during residency...
  8. pmc Morbidity and mortality conference, grand rounds, and the ACGME's core competencies
    Steven J Kravet
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1192-4. 2006
    ..When presented at grand rounds in a novel format, M&M conference has not only maintained support for the quality improvement efforts in the Department, but has served to improve the educational impact of the conference...
  9. doi request reprint Project BOOST: effectiveness of a multihospital effort to reduce rehospitalization
    Luke O Hansen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:421-7. 2013
    ..Rehospitalization is a prominent target for healthcare quality improvement and performance-based reimbursement. The generalizability of existing evidence on best practices is unknown...
  10. doi request reprint Peer assessment of professional performance by hospitalist physicians
    Harjit K Bhogal
    From the Division of Hospital Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    South Med J 105:254-8. 2012
    ..The clinical collaborations among hospitalist physicians create opportunities for peer evaluation. We conducted this study to generate validity evidence for a scale that allows for peer assessment of professional performance...
  11. ncbi request reprint An innovative approach to supporting hospitalist physicians towards academic success
    Eric Howell
    Collaborative Inpatient Medical Service, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:314-8. 2008
    ..The appreciable growth of hospital medicine groups in recent years, as has occurred at our institution, compounds the predicament by diluting the limited resources that are available to support these physicians...
  12. ncbi request reprint Insufficient treatment of hypercholesterolemia among patients hospitalized with chest pain
    Eric E Howell
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Cardiol 29:259-62. 2006
    ..Although morbidity and mortality from coronary artery disease can be improved with a variety of pharmacologic interventions, many patients remain undertreated...
  13. ncbi request reprint Female sex: a protective role in suspected myocardial ischemia
    Charles A Henrikson
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 17:153-8. 2006
    ..We sought to examine the neglected topic of sex differences in workup and outcomes in the general population presenting with chest pain...
  14. pmc Residents' perceptions of professionalism in training and practice: barriers, promoters, and duty hour requirements
    Neda Ratanawongsa
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:758-63. 2006
    ..The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hour requirements may affect residents' understanding and practice of professionalism...
  15. ncbi request reprint What motivates physicians throughout their careers in medicine?
    Neda Ratanawongsa
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Compr Ther 32:210-7. 2006
    ..Opportunities to maximize self-awareness may allow physicians to structure their work in ways that maximize meaning and fulfillment over the long-term...
  16. doi request reprint Physician-teacher characteristics associated with learner-centered teaching skills
    Elizabeth P Menachery
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Teach 30:e137-44. 2008
    ..Academic institutions do not have a way to identify physician-teachers who are proficient in learner-centered teaching...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hospitalist performance of cardiac hand-carried ultrasound after focused training
    L David Martin
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Med 120:1000-4. 2007
    ..Because the training that noncardiologists require to perform cardiac hand-carried ultrasound has not been defined, we studied how well hospitalists perform hand-carried echocardiography after limited training...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prognostic usefulness of marginal troponin T elevation
    Charles A Henrikson
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:275-9. 2004
    ..Marginal elevations of troponin T identified a currently underevaluated high-risk subgroup of patients with suspected myocardial ischemia who are more likely to have adverse clinical outcomes than those with undetectable troponin levels...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chest pain relief by nitroglycerin does not predict active coronary artery disease
    Charles A Henrikson
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:979-86. 2003
    ..The belief that chest pain relief with nitroglycerin indicates the presence of active coronary artery disease is common. However, this hypothesis has not been tested...